Dactylorhiza maculata subsp. elodes, (Griseb.) Soó,

D. M. Moore (ed.), 1980, CCIII Orchidaceae, Flora Europaea, Vol 5: Alismataceae to Orchidaceae, Camebridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 325-350: 336

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Dactylorhiza maculata subsp. elodes


(b) Subsp. elodes (Griseb.) Soö  ,

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Stem up to 30 cm, solid. Cauline leaves 4-8, with or without spots, the lower oblong to linear-lanceolate. Flowers pink, pale lilac or reddish; labellum with middle lobe shorter than to as long as the lateral lobes. Spur c. 1 /2as long as ovary. 2n = 40, 80.

Throughout the range of the species, except parts of the south-east.