Saturday, 21 June 2014

Angelic find

Enjoy this poetic description of twayblade orchid in the Chilterns, courtesy of the Guardian's Country diary.

‘Each floret in the shape of a cherubic angel raising its tiny wings to heaven.’

Meanwhile, in KeltneyburnMeadow, volunteers counted individual flower-heads of some of the wildflowers, such as the Twayblade Orchid (Neottia ovata) and Bird’s-nest Orchid (Neottia nidus-avis).  

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