Common twayblade

Listera ovata

  Grand listère

Presence in France. See link below.

Height. 20cm - 60cm

Leaves. 2 oval, low down on stem, dull green and ribbed.

Flowers. Numerous and small in a slender spike like raceme, yellowish-green, sepals and petals not spreading widely but forming a loose hood. Hanging lip notched at the end.

Flowering period. April - June

Soil type. Most types, damp or dry, calcareous or acid. Full sun or partial shade.

Protection. None known

Common twayblade Listera ovata

Link for this species including map for France HERE