Burren Flowers - Irish Marsh Orchid
Botanical : Dactylorhiza Occidentalis
As Gaeilge : Magairlín Gaelach
Family : Orchidaceae - orchid family
The Irish Marsh Orchid can be found in the Burren between the months of May and July. The Irish Marsh Orchid is native to Ireland. It's a perennial and grows to 35cm in height. The flowers of the Irish Marsh Orchid are a deep red-purple and form dense ovoid (egg-like) inflorescence (flowering part of the stem). It's leaves are heavily marked with spots and blotches. The Irish Marsh Orchid is variable. It can be found in marshes and wet meadows in the Burren.
Burren Flowers Greeting Cards - Irish Marsh Orchid
This pair of Irish Marsh Orchids are featured in a set of 5 handmade photo Greeting Cards with product reference mbf002. Also in the pack are the Common Spotted Orchid overshadowing a Bloody Crane's-Bill, and three different Early Purple Orchids. The pack costs €6 with FREE delivery worldwide.