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bee orchid

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1. (Plants) a European orchid, Ophrys apifera, whose flower resembles a bumble bee in shape and colour
2. (Plants) any of several other orchids with beelike flowers
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Noun1.bee orchid - European orchid whose flowers resemble bumble bees in shape and colorbee orchid - European orchid whose flowers resemble bumble bees in shape and color
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
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They point to the example of bee orchids, which love warm conditions and have started arriving at a much wider variety of sites across northern England, taking advantage of the changing climate.
'For example, warmth-loving bee orchids (Ophrys apifera) have started arriving at a much wider variety of sites across the north of England, taking advantage of the changing climate.
Bee orchids can easily be overlooked but once you spot one, you may find that there are several others in the vicinity.
Working alongside the NWWT, the team at MWL Systems will help to preserve the sustainable habitat of the Bee Orchids on their land.
"Denbies Hillside is a valuable chalk grassland habitat, a site of special scientific interest and home to wildflowers including bee orchids and horseshoe vetch and butterflies like the adonis blue, chalkhill blue and silver-spotted skipper."
Judges recognised that the volunteers had vastly improved the woods by carrying out woodland management to increase levels of light and encouraging more ground flora and wildlife, providing boxes for woodland birds in decline and surveying wildflowers including Bee Orchids. Volunteers also helped locals to access the woods by laying a network of paths and have made and installed benches around the site and have organised a number of free community events in the woods, which are themed around Christmas, Halloween and Heritage.
Call 029 2047 5475 or visit www.techniquest.org | CARDIFF Singing larks and bee orchids at Grangemoor Park between 10am and noon.
While the wet weather has been good for mosses and plants such as early gentian, bee orchids, twayblade, pyramidal and common spotted orchids, the Trust said the list of losers is much longer.
Look out for our special Golf Breaks @DylanEdwards38: RSPB Conwy lots of exquisite Bee Orchids in flower at the moment.
But here there are real fields, full of wild flowers, with skylarks, kestrels and bee orchids. And a lake, cycle trails, long looping walks with scenic views of wooded hills.
A nature reserve since 1987, its attractions now include spotted and bee orchids, and the common lizard.; MICHAEL WRITES: The Cornishman was a restaurant car express train from Penzance to Birmingham (Snow Hill) and Wolverhampton (Low Level); it last ran on Friday September 7, 1962.