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Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera)
Photo by Kev, Dorset, UK
 


Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera)

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Flowers June - July
Patterned to appear like the rear of a small bumble bee apparently visiting the flower
Found on grassland, dunes and open scrub, only on lime chiefly in south and east England and the Midlands, Rare in North of England and Ireland, absent from the south west.



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Patterned to appear like the rear of a small bumble bee apparently visiting the flower Found on grassland, dunes and open scrub, only on lime chiefly in south and east England and the Midlands, Rare in North of England and Ireland, absent from the south west." />


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