Dactylorhiza fuchsii (Druce) Soó

RO: ?
DE: Fuchs’ Knabenkraut
EN: Common Spotted-orchid

  • in general a slender plant but can be quite tall sometime (reaching ~70 cm in height)
  • the inflorescence is variable in flower density and flower number, but usually is more or less lax with around 20-30 flowers
  • in flower from june to august (depends on latitude and specially the altitude)
  • pollination is done by different species of insect
  • found in a variety of habitats: dry to wet, full sun to shade, but prefering alkaline substrate
  • widespread in Europe and sometime can be quite common
  • 2n = 40

Embedded map with records for Romania found in myNature database.