early spider orchid

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Noun1.early spider orchid - spring-blooming spider orchid having a flower with yellow or green or pink sepals and a broad brown velvety lip
spider orchid - any of several European orchids of the genus Ophrys
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The scientists gathered data on flowering times from 77 specimens of the early spider orchid collected between 1848 and 1958 and held at Kew and the Natural History Museum.
Follow the Purbeck Way and Wareham Forest Way across downs where a wealth of rare wildlife including the Adonis Blue butterfly, Dartford warbler and early spider orchid can be found.

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