fen orchid


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Synonyms for fen orchid

small terrestrial orchid of eastern North America and Europe having two nearly basal leaves and dull yellow-green racemose flowers

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Andy Byfield, from wild plant charity Plantlife, said that as well as the Fen Orchid, other declining plants such as round-leaved wintergreen, marsh helleborine and early marsh orchids will also benefit from the work being carried out.
Andy Byfield, from wild plant charity Plantlife, said that as well as the fen orchid, other declining flora such as round leaved-wintergreen, marsh hel-leborine and early marsh orchids will also benefit.
The site harbours interesting animals and flowers such as the rare fen orchid.
the fen orchid (Liparis loeselii), yellow marsh saxifrage (Saxifraga hirculus) and waterwheel plant (Aldrovanda vesiculosa).
In Wales 175 species are in need of conservation care and at the top of the ``at greatest risk'' league table are the brown hare, the red squirrel -which is making a comeback in protected areas in Anglesey -as well as the grey partridge,great crested newt,medicinal leech, wild asparagus and fen orchid.
It's home to many rare species of plants and animals, including the Fen Orchid, and is one of the finest wildlife habitats in Wales.
The reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife including the largest UK population of the rare fen orchid.
Species such as the pennyroyal, the fen orchid, water germander and sharp-leaved pondweed, are now almost entirely restricted to such sites.
Just as California celebrates the poppy, Cardiff may soon be emblazoned with goldilocks aster, dune gentian or fen orchid, and Ceredigion with mountain pansy.
Cardiff - goldilocks aster, yellow whitlowgrass, dune gentian, fen orchid, purple gromwell, sea stock, viper's grass;
It is hoped that coastal flowers such as Fen Orchids will become re-established Specialist wildlife has become threatened, and the CCW hopes that by removing thick mats of grasses, the original shifting dunes will be re-established.
The extra protection would help to safeguard some of the country's most endangered species such as otters, dormice, red squirrels and fen orchids, he told a London news conference.