marsh orchid

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marsh orchid

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(Plants) any of various orchids of the genus Dactylorhiza, growing in damp places and having mostly purplish flowers
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Noun1.marsh orchid - any of several orchids of the genus Dactylorhiza having fingerlike tuberous rootsmarsh orchid - any of several orchids of the genus Dactylorhiza having fingerlike tuberous roots; Europe and Mediterranean region
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Dactylorhiza, genus Dactylorhiza - genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and Asia and North Africa
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The RC of Cantabria [106] (Table 10) includes only one species, Epipactis palustris (L.) Crantz; however, it seems clear that E.
rufibarbis Fabricius estan asociadas a Epipactis palustris (L.) Crantz en Suecia y F.
dunensis that are calcareous-fen species with the optimum in the Caricion davallianae alliance, (2) other fen species of the ScheuchzerioCaricetea fuscae (Dactylorhiza incarnata, Eleocharis quinqueflora, Epipactis palustris, Hydrocotyle vulgaris, Liparis loeselii, Parnassia palustris, Pedicularis palustris, Schoenus nigricans, Spiranthes aestivalis, Valeriana dioica), (3) subhalophytic and halophytic elements (Carex disticha, Centaurium littorale, C.
caerulea communities species of alkaline fens belonging to the class Scheuchzerio-Carietea nigrae, order Caricetalia davalliana, alliance Caricion davallianae, e.g., Eriophorum latifolium, Primula farinosa, Carex flava, Schoenus ferrugineus, and Epipactis palustris were rather frequent.