Fig 1
DESCRIPTION: Height up to 25cm.  The basal leaves are bluish-green and are unspotted.  The stem is straight and occasionally becomes flushed purplish higher up.  The fragrant flowers are loosely clustered and range from deep purple to pink through to white.  The main ID feature are the green parallel veins on the 3 sepals which together form a hood.  The lip is 3 lobed. DISTRIBUTION: Widely distributed throughout southern Britain. HABITAT: Grassland and open scrub. FLOWERING TIME: May to June.

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