<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Narrow-lipped Helleborine

 

 
Narrow-lipped Helleborine
 

 

Narrow-lipped Helleborine is a type of orchid with pale yellowish-green flowers, often only half open, and longish, pointed petals.

Found usually on lime, quite scattered, but most likely to be found in the woodlands of the Chilterns, the flowers opening from mid to late summer.

Note: As with all wild flowers, orchids should never be picked. Not only does picking a flower deny other people the chance to enjoy seeing it, but the plant will be weakened and the opportunity for it to set seed will be lost. Furthermore, the conditions under which an orchid grows are extremely specific and it would almost certainly perish if it were to be transported to another site.

 

 

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