Gymnadenia conopsea (L.) R.Br.

RO: Ură
DE: Mücken-Händelwurz
EN: Fragrant Orchid

  • a tall and slender orchid usually (20-80 cm in height)
  • the inflorescence is long and relatively dense (with tens of flowers)
  • in flower late may to august
  • pollination is done mainly by butterflies and moths
  • this species is found in a large variety of habitats, but will prefer to be in full sun with dry to wet calcareous substrate
  • a common species in Europe, mostly in montane area
  • 2n = 40

Embedded map with records for Romania found in myNature database.