Flowering period
August - September
Threat status ?
Scientific name
Epipactis purpurata

violet helleborine

LB: Roudelzeg Harespelorchidee FR: épipactis pourpre DE: Violetter Sitter, Violette Stendelwurz

The violet helleborine differs from other helleborine species by its purple shaded stems and leaves. It is one of the most shade tolerant species of helleborine, as it forms a close association with mycorrhizal fungi. It grows in shady deciduous forests of the southwestern Gutland.
Observations on GBIF.org: green-blue: before 2005, yellow-orange: after 2005, darker colour indicates more observations.