lesser twayblade


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Related to lesser twayblade: Listera cordata, Common Twayblade
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Noun1.lesser twayblade - orchid having two triangular leaves and a short lax raceme of green to rust-colored flowers with the lip flushed mauve; Europe and Asia and North America and Greenland
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Listera, Listera - genus of terrestrial orchids having usually a single pair of broad shining leaves near the middle of the stem; found in temperate Asia and North America and Europe
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LLUNIAU PAUL WILLIAMS | Caineirian bach Rhinog Fawr - Listera cordata - Lesser Twayblade. Mae'r caineirian bach yn un o'r planhigion prin sy'n tyfu yng Ngwarchodfa'r Rhinog; dde: Drws Ardudwy a'r grug yn ei flodau
It is mainly a patchwork of blanket bog and heather on rolling hills, with many rare plants such as the cloudberry - a mountain blackberry - and the lesser twayblade. Breeding birds include the black grouse, red grouse, curlew and merlin.