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Lizard,Orchid (Himantoglossum hircinum) at the edge of a wood on a meadow with calcareous soil dotted with Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis comosa), in spring, in May, in Picardy - France. This wild orchid with ribbon-shaped flowers can grow to a significant size (80 cm for this photographed specimen and up to 1 meter high).

© Samuel Dhier / Biosphoto

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Espéce protégée figurant la Liste rouge des orchidées de France métropolitaine et sur la Liste Rouge européenne de l'UICN en catégorie LC.

Keywords

Area / Forest / Clearing

Flora / Spermatophyte / Flowering plant / Monocotyledon / Asparagales order / Orchid / Orchis Orchid / Lizard orchid (Himantoglossum hircinum)

Individual / Nobody

Flora / Fabale family / Fabaceae family / Papilionaceae family / Vegetale / Horseshoe (Hippocrepis sp) / Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis comosa)

May

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / blue sky

Species / Species particularity / Growing cycle / Perennial plant

Species / Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) / CITES Appendix 2

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / Cloud

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Inflorescence

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Herbaceous plant

Flora / Flower / Wild flower

Area / Agricultural area / Meadow

Europe / European Union / France / Hauts-de-France / Picardie

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Area / Low formation / Dry Grassland / Calcareous grassland

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Monocotyledoneae / Asparagales / Orchidaceae / Himantoglossum

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Fabales / Fabaceae / Papilionaceae / Leguminosae / Hippocrepis

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