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Vol. 16(10), pp. 12-16The McAllen International Orchid Society JournalOctober 2015

Orchids in My Neck of the Woods (Part I, Section II)

Fred Campbell

Our orchid hunting grounds were at several different sites. First noted is the disused limestone quarry at Long Itchington, Warwickshire (Lat 52° 28' N, 1° 38' W) which was the home of Platanthera chlorantha (Fig. 1), Dactylorhiza fuchsii and Dactylorhiza maculata subspecies ericetorum, Neottia ovata (Fig. 2), 11 miles S of Coventry.

Fig. 1. Platanthera chlorantha

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