This has to be my favourite wildflower! A friend posted a picture of the wild orchid on our local gardening FB group so the next day I was out taking photographs. Lucky I was wearing trainers because unlike most of the photographs I take of flowers growing near the side of the road, these were off the beaten track and well hidden.
They flower March/April. And apparently there are many more different varieties so I need to do some more research.
Unfortunately, I could not persuade my camera to take decent photographs (operator error) and every picture was blurred. I need to go back and take some more! In the meantime my friend allowed me to share her photograph.
Reference: Ophrys Tenthredinifera
Reference: Ophrys – Wild Orchids
Do you enjoy taking photographs of wildflowers, bugs, birds, snakes and other curiosities found in the wild?
Every Wednesday I will be sharing a photograph of wild flora or fauna in my local area. Who will join me ?