early purple orchid


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early purple orchid

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(Anatomy) a Eurasian orchid, Orchis mascula, with purplish-crimson flowers and stems marked with blackish-purple spots
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Noun1.early purple orchid - Eurasian orchid with showy pink or purple flowers in a loose spikeearly purple orchid - Eurasian orchid with showy pink or purple flowers in a loose spike
orchis - any of various deciduous terrestrial orchids having fleshy tubers and flowers in erect terminal racemes
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Mastic is a resin that imparts chewiness, and the salep flour used is made of the early purple orchid.
The beach is backed by Marram grass and hosts an illustrious range of wildflowers, including grass of Parnassus and early purple orchid.
IN BLOOM: Plant experts are asking for photos of flowers such as the Early purple orchid
Then comes lesser celandine, coltsfoot, dogs mercury, bluebells, wood anemones, primrose, wild garlic, wild violets, herb Robert, wood cranesbill, red campion, early purple orchid, wood cranesbill, foxglove and herb Paris, a member of the lily family.
And the dunes burst into colour too during the summer: with the common centaury, evening primrose and sand crocus, as well as the dwarf pansy, shepherd's cress, early purple orchid and loose flowered orchid.
And the dunes burst into colour too during the summer, with the common centaury, evening primrose and sand crocus, as well as the dwarf pansy, shepherd's cress, early purple orchid and loose flowered orchid.

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