Others shots about wild orchids of Sicily


Sepals green or whitish to pink (arachnitiformis), lateral petals yellowish-green to brownish-red, glabrous, often wavy; lip (reddish) brown undivided or slightly, rarely deeply.

Habitat: open woodland, maquis, garrigue poor grassland; up to 1300 m. on fresh fairly dry, base-rich soils

O. Sphegodes group shows a rich variety of forms and is difficult to classify.

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Ophrys Sphegodes












All photos are by Dott. Giuseppe Candiano