fen orchid


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Noun1.fen orchid - small terrestrial orchid of eastern North America and Europe having two nearly basal leaves and dull yellow-green racemose flowersfen orchid - small terrestrial orchid of eastern North America and Europe having two nearly basal leaves and dull yellow-green racemose flowers
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Liparis - genus of terrestrial and epiphytic orchids; pantropical to temperate
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The rare fen orchid, a small plant with pale yellow blooms, is only found growing wild in Britain in two areas, in Kenfig sand dunes in south Wales and in the fens of the Norfolk Broads.
The rare fen orchid, a small plant with pale yellow blooms, is only found growing wild in Britain in two areas - at Kenfig sand dunes, Bridgend, and in the fens of the Norfolk Broads.
The rare fen orchid, a small plant with pale yellow blooms, is only found growing wild in Britain in two areas - in Kenfig sand dunes, Bridgend, and in the fens of the Norfolk Broads.
The rare fen orchid, a small plant with pale yellow blooms, is only found growing wild in Britain in two areas, the Kenfig sand dunes in south Wales and in the fens of the Norfolk Broads.
Fen orchid Found only in Norfolk, south Wales and north Devon.
But trials to re-mobilise dunes at Newborough Warren on Anglesey and other locations are already beginning to show signs of success, with the critically endangered fen orchid and many other species making a comeback.
Re-enlivening sand dunes - much of them now suffocated under a blanket of thick grass and scrub - is urgent if we are to save dune flowers such as the plucky little fen orchid from extinction.
But conservation groups including the RSPB, Buglife, Plantlife and Butterfly Conservation warned there needed to be more focus in the plans on saving individual species ranging from the fen orchid to the cuckoo.
It contains the UK's entire population of the fen orchid and includes the clear waters of Kenfig Pool which, at 70 acres, is the largest natural lake in South Wales.
However, a walk in the dunes at Kenfig National Nature Reserve, near Bridgend, could bring you into contact with one of the more threatened plants in north-west Europe, the fen orchid. It's not just these that flower here - in the summer you can spot the exotic blooms across Wales.
And as for plants the small white orchid and fen orchid are each only found at four locations.