Pete's Walks - Lady Orchid

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Photo taken 23/05/15 at Hartslock nature reserve, Oxon.

Lady Orchid is fairly uncommon, growing in open woods, grasslands or scrub on chalky soils. It flowers in May and June. It is so-called because its petals resemble a Victorian lady in a spotted dress and bonnet.

Photo taken 8/6/13 at Hartslock nature reserve, Oxon.

 

Photo taken 8/6/13 at Hartslock nature reserve, Oxon.