Saturday, 28 March 2015

Ophrys fusca ssp bilunulata

Ophrys fusca ssp bilunulata  Sombre bee orchid

We found this Ophrys fusca yesterday, 27.3.2015 and it has been confirmed as a subspecies by a botanist from Granada. It was about 15cms tall and growing in the mountains. It is native to west Mediterranean and grows from 10~40cms tall. It is found in thickets, pastures and forest clearings. This one was found on a verge by a road.

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