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Orchis mascula

Where to find Orchis mascula?

Orchis mascula (Orchis mascula) occurs in Slovakia in the following habitats: meadows, pasture, bushy slopes, forest edges, light deciduous forests. It is considered as vulnerable species. The main treats are habitat destruction, secondary succession.

Orchis mascula

Orchis mascula

Orchid height 20-50 cm

Flowering time April-July

Flower color pink

Orchid biotop meadows, pasture, bushy slopes, forest edges, light deciduous forests

Altitudinal vegetation zone foothill zone-subalpine zone

Distribution in Slovakia widely distributed throughout Slovakia

Distribution Slovakia

Conservation status vulnerable

Threats habitat destruction, secondary succession

This orchid produces hybrids with Orchis pallens

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