Southern Marsh Orchid
Orchis négligé or Orchis oublié
Presence in France. See link below -but only in the north half of the country
Height. 30cm to 50cm
Leaves. lanceolate, well erect along the stem and generally not spotted .
Flowers. Pale pink to purplish red are arranged on a fairly dense spike
Flowering period. June to August.
Soil type. Marshes, damp meadows, wet grassland, dune slacks but equally in drier habitats.
Protection. None known