Orchids in the Cemetery

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Orchids in the Cemetery

Date added: 16/06/2020 17:36:18
Author: Paul Thompson

Elizabeth Capewell spotted this beatutiful Pyramidal Orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis) in the cemetery this week.

Having not previously heard of it before (which is normal for me), I looked it up and found it is fairly common in graveyards and cemeteries. It is said that it requires a very specific fungus to be present in the soil for it to grow. I did not enauire as it what that might be!

For more information on this lovely flower, visit this website. (Checked as Safe)



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