'The Sitooterie'

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02 The Sitooterie - the area after

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Greater butterfly orchid

So called because its flowers are in the shape of butterflies. The flowers open in June and July and the plant’s favourite habitat is in woods, open scrub and grassland.

Information courtesy of Derek Roxborough 

05 Greater butterfly orchid

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Heath spotted orchid

These are found growing in heathy places on acid soils, including bogs, and come into flower during June and August.

Information courtesy of Derek Roxborough 

04 Heath spotted orchid

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