Flowering period
June - July
Threat status ?
Regionally extinct
Dry meadow
Scientific name
Gymnadenia odoratissima

short-spurred fragrant orchid

LB: Dofteg Handwuerzel FR: gymnadénie odorante DE: Wohlriechende Händelwurz

A short-spurred fragrant orchid is more delicate and can be distinguished from a fragrant orchid by its shorter spur. Its flowers smell of cloves. In Luxembourg, the species was found on calcareous grasslands, but is now considered extinct.
Observations on GBIF.org: green-blue: before 2005, yellow-orange: after 2005, darker colour indicates more observations.