Saturday, 2 February 2013

Bee Orchid leaves

In support of the current Bedfordshire orchid survey I searched an area of Mowsbury Hill where I'd seen Bee Orchids last year and counted 27 plants along three transects across the area. (There will be more plants over the whole area).

Most plants were showing just a couple of small leaves like this:


This was the star plant:


A record has been entered into Adnoto here: http://www.bnhs.co.uk/adnoto/forms/orchids.php