Anacamptis laxiflora

Anacamptis laxiflora

''Anacamptis laxiflora'' is a species of orchid. Wide distribution range in Europe and Asia as far north as in Gotland . Tall plant, grows up to 60 cm high. Found in wet meadows with alcaline soil. Common in Normandy and Brittany , in United Kingdom represented only on Channel Islands, where it is called Jersey Orchid. Notable habitat is Le Noir Pré meadow in Jersey and several fields at Les Vicheries in Guernsey, where each year in late May - early June can be observed mass bloom of these orchids.
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassMonocots
OrderAsparagales
FamilyOrchidaceae
GenusAnacamptis
SpeciesA. laxiflora
Photographed in
Bulgaria
Israel