red helleborine


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Noun1.red helleborine - orchid of Mediterranean and Asia having a lax spike of bright rose-pink flowers
Cephalanthera, genus Cephalanthera - small genus of temperate Old World terrestrial orchids
helleborine - any of several orchids of the genus Cephalanthera
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The limestone landscapes are now home to national nature reserves like Thrislington Plantation and Castle Eden Dene, and disused quarries such as Bishop Middleham, managed by Durham Wildlife Trust and the best site in the UK for the rare dark red helleborine orchid, with an average of over 1,300 blooming each year.
"Some of the most rare orchids are the Red Helleborine and the Fly Orchid of Anglesey, North Wales," he said.
Sherburn Hill's grassland supports rare plants such as blue moor grass, rock rose and dark red helleborine. Part of the area is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.