bog orchid


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bog orchid

n
(Plants) an orchid, Hammarbya (or Malaxis) paludosa, growing in sphagnum bogs in the N hemisphere. It has greenish-yellow flowers and its leaves bear a fringe of tiny bulbils
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In fact, most of our species, like the northern green bog orchid, have smaller, sometimes minute flowers, and in many species the flowers are inconspicuously colored brown or green.
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A DRAWING of a rare bog orchid by Sir Paul McCartney is set to raise thousands for his favourite wildlife charity.
A rare bog orchid has also been picked to extinction on the estate.