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Dactylorhiza kerryensis
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Irish Marsh-orchid
Western Marsh-orchid

Plantae
Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Ireland.
Waterville, Kerry
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Spotted in the churchyard. Has been known as D. majalis subsp. kerryensis.

Dr E Charles Nelson confirmed my tentative identification as D. occidentalis. (Now named as above in the Stace 3.)
31 May 2005
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: native
Rare
Perennial


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Photographer: J R Crellin

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NIKON D70
31/05/2005 09:54:14
1/80 sec - F/18
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 500
Light value: 12.3



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