DESCRIPTION: Height up to 45cm. An insipid plant that can only be truly appreciated when viewed at close quarters. The flowering spike arises from a basal rosette of 3 or 4 bluish green leaves that are blunt and veined. The numerous flowers are apple green to yellowish and make up a cylindical inflorescence. Each individual flower has a tight hood etched with burgundy lines and a lip in the shape of a human figure. There are no spurs on the flowers and very little variation. DISTRIBUTION: Mainly south-westerly with a few sites more centrallly located. HABITAT: Calcerous grassland, limestone and chalky areas. FLOWERING TIME: May to June.
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