Siranthes romanzoffiana

Irish Lady's Tresses - A rare and endangered orchid. One of those which are protected by the 1999 Flora Protection Order. It is found very infrequently here in the west of Ireland. They prefer boggy damp ground, and lake-shores. These photographs taken in County Leitrim.

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