Early Marsh Orchid
Orchis incarnat or Orchis couleur de chair
Presence in France. See link below.
Height. 20cm to 60cm
Leaves. 4 to 7 very green leaves, lanceolate, well erect along the stem and generally not spotted .
Flowers. Its pink flowers are grouped in dense spike of cylindrical form
Flowering period. May - June
Soil type. Marshes, damp meadows, wet grassland, dune slacks
Protection. None known
Link for this species including map for France HERE