Dactylorhiza maculata (L.) Soó

RO: Mâna Maicii Domnului
DE: Geflecktes Knabenkraut
EN: Heath Spotted Orchid

  • a slender to robust orchid (15-60 cm in height)
  • the inflorescence is ussualy dense with 15 to 50 flowers
  • in flower from end of May to August (depends on latitude and altitude)
  • pollination is done by different species of insect
  • found on acid substrate in full sun or shade on moist or wet habitatss
  • widespread in all temperate and boreal Europe, sometime abundant
  • 2n = 80

Embedded map with records for Romania found in myNature database.