Flowering period
May - June
Threat status ?
Near threatened
Dry meadow
Scientific name
Orchis militaris

military orchid

LB: Zaldote-Bouwekraut FR: orchis militaire DE: Helm-Knabenkraut

The military orchid owes its name to the shape of its tepals, which are partially fused together to look like a helmet. It grows on dry limestone grasslands and in sparse forests of the Gutland.
Observations on GBIF.org: green-blue: before 2005, yellow-orange: after 2005, darker colour indicates more observations.