Birds-nest orchid

Neottia nidus-avis

''Neottia nidus-avis'', the bird's-nest orchid, is a non-photosynthetic orchid. It is widespread across most of Europe, occurring also in Algeria, Tunisia, western Siberia, the Caucasus, Iran and Turkey.

In the British Isles, ''Neottia nidus-avis'' is found in shady woodland, especially beech, on basic soils.
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassMonocots
OrderAsparagales
FamilyOrchidaceae
GenusNeottia
SpeciesN. nidus-avis
Photographed in
Bulgaria
Croatia