Flowering period
June - July
Threat status ?
Regionally extinct
Wet meadow
Scientific name
Anacamptis coriophora

bug orchid

LB: Wanzen-Hondswuerzel FR: orchis punaise DE: Wanzen-Knabenkraut

The bug orchid bears its name because it smells unpleasantly of bugs. It used to be found “quite frequently” in nutrient-poor, lime-rich wet meadows in the 19th century. It has been extinct in Luxembourg for a while.
Observations on GBIF.org: green-blue: before 2005, yellow-orange: after 2005, darker colour indicates more observations.