Photos of European Orchids acc. Photo-Date:
Here the orchids are listed according to the photo date within the year, which usually corresponds to the start of flower.


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Preview image Aceras anthropophorum / Man Orchid Militares CH D F GR HR I P
Anacamptis coriophora subsp. fragrans / Fragrant Orchid Coriophorae F GR HR I Kre Les Mal P Rho Sam Sar
Anacamptis coriophora subsp. martrinii / Martrin's Bug Orchid Coriophorae E F
Anacamptis coriophora / Bug Orchid Coriophorae CH D F HR TR
Anacamptis palustris subsp. elegans / Elegant Marsh Orchid Laxiflorae HR Kre Les TR
Anacamptis palustris / Marsh Orchid Laxiflorae A CH D F
Anacamptis papilionacea subsp. grandiflora / Butterfly Orchid Papilionaceae Cor E F Sar
Anacamptis pyramidalis Deformation / Orchid Anacamptis CH
Anacamptis pyramidalis subsp. serotina / Late Pyramidal Orchid Anacamptis GR HR I
Anacamptis pyramidalis var. tanayensis / Alpine Pyramidal Orchid Anacamptis CH
Anacamptis pyramidalis / Pyramidal Orchid Anacamptis D GB I IRL Kre Les Mal P Rho Sam
Calypso bulbosa / Calypso, Fairy Slipper Orchid - S
Cephalanthera damasonium / Large White Helleborine - A D F GR HR I
Cephalanthera longifolia / Sword-Leaved Helleborine - A D F GR HR I Kre Les P
Cephalanthera rubra chlorotisch / Red Helleborine - HR
Cephalanthera rubra forma alba / Red Helleborine - D
Cephalanthera rubra / Red Helleborine - A CH D E F HR Les TR Zyp
Coeloglossum viride / Frog Orchid - A D F GB I IRL
Corallorrhiza trifida / Coral-root Orchid - A D F HR I S
Cypripedium calceolus / Lady's Slipper, Ladyslipper - A D F I
Dactylorhiza Hybrid-Population Lesdigueres Latifoliae/Angustifoliae F
Dactylorhiza Hybrid-Population Praubert Latifoliae/Angustifoliae F
Dactylorhiza Hybrid-Population Reallon Latifoliae/Angustifoliae F
Dactylorhiza alpestris / Alpine Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae A F
Dactylorhiza angustata Latifoliae/Angustifoliae F
Dactylorhiza baltica / Baltic Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae Est Let
Dactylorhiza baumanniana / Baumann's Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GR
Dactylorhiza brennensis / Brenne Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae F
Dactylorhiza cambrensis / Welsh Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GB
Dactylorhiza coccinea / Dune Marsh Orchid Incarnatae GB IRL
Dactylorhiza cordigera var. rhodopeia Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GR
Dactylorhiza cordigera / Heart-Shaped Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GR
Dactylorhiza cruenta / Flecked Marsh Orchid Incarnatae CH Est F I
Dactylorhiza curvifolia / Russow's Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae D Lit N
Dactylorhiza ebudensis / Hebridean Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GB
Dactylorhiza elata / Robust Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae E F
Dactylorhiza ericetorum / Heath Spotted Orchid Maculatae GB IRL
Dactylorhiza fuchsii forma albiflora / Common Spotted Orchid Maculatae D GB
Dactylorhiza fuchsii forma rhodochila / Common Spotted Orchid Maculatae GB
Dactylorhiza fuchsii / Common Spotted Orchid Maculatae A CH D Est F GB HR I IRL NL SLO
Dactylorhiza graeca / Greek Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GR
Dactylorhiza hebridensis / Hebridean Spotted Orchid Maculatae IRL
Dactylorhiza iberica / Georgian Orchid Iberanthus GR TR Zyp
Dactylorhiza incarnata subsp. serotina Incarnatae D
Dactylorhiza incarnata / Early Marsh Orchid Incarnatae CH D F
Dactylorhiza insularis Sambucinae E F I
Dactylorhiza kalopissii / Kalopissis' Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GR
Dactylorhiza kerryensis / Irish Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae IRL
Dactylorhiza lapponica / Lapland Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae A F SLO
Dactylorhiza maculata / Spotted Orchid Maculatae A D E F I
Dactylorhiza majalis / Broad-Leaved Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae A D F
Dactylorhiza nieschalkiorum / Nieschalk's Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae TR
Dactylorhiza ochroleuca / Fen Marsh Orchid Incarnatae D Lie
Dactylorhiza okellyi / O'Kelly's Orchid Maculatae IRL
Dactylorhiza osiliensis / Saaremaa Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae Est
Dactylorhiza parvimajalis Latifoliae/Angustifoliae F
Dactylorhiza pindica / Pindus Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GR
Dactylorhiza pomeranica / Western Pomeranian Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae D
Dactylorhiza praetermissa / Southern Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae D GB NL
Dactylorhiza pulchella / Purple Marsh Orchid Incarnatae GB IRL
Dactylorhiza purpurella var. atrata / Northern Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GB
Dactylorhiza purpurella / Northern Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae D GB IRL
Dactylorhiza saccifera Maculatae Cor GR I
Dactylorhiza sambucina / Elder-flower Orchid, Adam-and-Eve Sambucinae A D E F GR HR I
Dactylorhiza savogiensis / Savoyan Orchid Maculatae F
Dactylorhiza smolikana / Smolikas Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GR
Dactylorhiza sphagnicola Latifoliae/Angustifoliae B D
Dactylorhiza transsilvanica / Transsylvanian Orchid Maculatae SLO
Dactylorhiza traunsteineri subsp. carpatica / Carpatian Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae CZ
Dactylorhiza traunsteineri subsp. vosagiaca / Wasgau Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae D F
Dactylorhiza traunsteineri / Narrow-Leaved Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae D I
Dactylorhiza traunsteinerioides / Pugsley's Marsh Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae GB IRL
Dactylorhiza urvilleana subsp. ilgazica / Paphlagonian Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae TR
Dactylorhiza vironii / Estonian Orchid Latifoliae/Angustifoliae Est
Dactylorhiza wirtgenii / Wirtgen's Marsh Orchid ? Latifoliae/Angustifoliae F
Epipactis atrorubens / Dark-red Helleborine Atrorubentae A D F I IRL Let PL
Epipactis bugacensis / Rhone Helleborine Helleborinae CH F
Epipactis campeadorii / Spanish Helleborine Helleborinae E
Epipactis condensata / Eastern Violet Helleborine Helleborinae Zyp
Epipactis distans / Short-Leaved Helleborine Helleborinae A D E F PL
Epipactis helleborine subsp. moratoria / Late Broad-Leaved Helleborine Helleborinae A D
Epipactis helleborine / Broad-Leaved Helleborine Helleborinae A CZ D DK F I IRL PL
Epipactis kleinii / Small-flowered Helleborine Atrorubentae E F
Epipactis latina / Roman Helleborine Helleborinae I
Epipactis leptochila subsp. leptochila / Narrow-lipped Helleborine Helleborinae D DK F
Epipactis leptochila subsp. neglecta / Neglected Helleborine Helleborinae D F GB H I
Epipactis meridionalis / Southern Helleborine Helleborinae I Siz
Epipactis microphylla / Small-Leaved Helleborine Atrorubentae D F HR I Kre Mal Sar Zyp
Epipactis muelleri forma chlorotica / Mueller's Helleborine Helleborinae D
Epipactis muelleri / Mueller's Helleborine Helleborinae D F HR
Epipactis palustris / Marsh Helleborine Palustres A D E GB IRL
Epipactis persica / Persian Helleborine Helleborinae TR
Epipactis phyllanthes / Green-flowered Helleborine Helleborinae DK E F GB
Epipactis placentina / Piacenza Helleborine Helleborinae CH F
Epipactis provincialis / Provence Helleborine Helleborinae F
Epipactis tremolsii / Tremols' Helleborine Helleborinae E F Sar
Epipactis troodi / Troodos Helleborine Helleborinae Zyp
Epipactis turcica / Turkish Helleborine Helleborinae Chi Les TR
Epipactis veratrifolia subsp. veratrifolia / Scarce Marsh Helleborine Veratrifoliae Zyp
Goodyera repens / Creeping Lady's-Tresses - A D F PL S
Gymnadenia conopsea s.l. Farbvariante_Color variant / Common Fragrant Orchid - A D SLO
Gymnadenia conopsea s.l. / Common Fragrant Orchid - A D F HR I NL
Gymnadenia conopsea subsp. borealis / Heath Fragrant Orchid - GB N
Gymnadenia conopsea subsp. densiflora / Dense-Flowered Fragrant Orchid - F GB IRL
Gymnadenia frivaldii / Frivald's Frog Orchid - GR
Gymnadenia odoratissima / Short-spurred Fragrant Orchid - A D I SLO
Herminium monorchis / Musk Orchid - A D Est GB I
Himantoglossum adriaticum / Adriatic Lizard Orchid - HR I
Himantoglossum affine / Eastern Lizard Orchid - TR
Himantoglossum caprinum / Balkan Lizard Orchid - GR TR
Himantoglossum hircinum / Lizard Orchid - CH D F I
Limodorum abortivum var. rubrum / Violet Limodore - Rho TR
Limodorum abortivum / Violet Limodore - Cor D E F GR HR I IL Kre Les Rho Sam Zyp
Limodorum brulloi / Brullo's Limodore - I
Limodorum trabutianum subsp. thracum / Thrakian Limodore - GR
Liparis loeselii var. ovata / Welsh Fen Orchid - GB
Liparis loeselii / Narrow-Leaved Fen Orchid - D I Lie
Listera cordata / Lesser Twayblade - D GR IRL
Listera ovata / Common Twayblade - A D F GB HR IRL Kre Sar
Malaxis monophyllos / Single-Leaved Bog Orchid - A
Neotinea tridentata / Toothed Orchid Tridentatae D F GR HR I Les Sar Siz TR
Neotinea ustulata subsp. aestivalis / Late Burnt Orchid Tridentatae CH D GB
Neotinea ustulata / Burnt Orchid Tridentatae D E F GR
Neottia nidus-avis / Bird's-Nest Orchid - A D E HR I
Nigritella austriaca subsp. iberica / Spanish Vanilla Orchid - F
Nigritella corneliana / Cornelia's Vanilla Orchid - F
Nigritella gabasiana / Gabas Vanilla Orchid - E F
Nigritella rhellicani Farbvariante_Color variant / Vanilla Orchid - A F I
Nigritella rhellicani / Vanilla Orchid - A F I
Ophrys apifera Unbenannte Variante_Unnamed variant / Bee Orchid Apiferae GR
Ophrys apifera forma chlorantha / Bee Orchid Apiferae D I
Ophrys apifera var. aurita / Bee Orchid Apiferae D GB
Ophrys apifera var. badensis / Bee Orchid Apiferae D
Ophrys apifera var. basiliensis / Basel Bee Orchid Apiferae CH
Ophrys apifera var. belgarum / Bee Orchid Apiferae GB
Ophrys apifera var. bicolor / Bee Orchid Apiferae D F HR
Ophrys apifera var. cambrensis / Welsh Bee Orchid Apiferae GB
Ophrys apifera var. curviflora / Bee Orchid Apiferae D
Ophrys apifera var. friburgensis / Bee Orchid Apiferae D
Ophrys apifera var. fulvofusca / Bee Orchid Apiferae D F Sar
Ophrys apifera var. saraepontana / Bee Orchid Apiferae D
Ophrys apifera var. tilaventina / Bee Orchid Apiferae I
Ophrys apifera var. trollii / Bee Orchid Apiferae D F GB
Ophrys apifera / Bee Orchid Apiferae D F HR I IRL Kre Mal P Rho Siz
Ophrys araneola / Small Spider Orchid Araneiferae D F
Ophrys argensonensis / Argenson Spider Orchid Araneiferae F
Ophrys ausonia / Monti Ausoni Orchid Araneiferae I
Ophrys aveyronensis / Aveyron Spider Orchid Araneiferae E F
Ophrys bertolonii / Bertoloni's Bee Orchid Bertoloniorum I Siz
Ophrys castellana Araneiferae E
Ophrys catalaunica / Catalonian Bee Orchid Bertoloniorum E F
Ophrys corbariensis / Corbières Bee Orchid Umbilicatae E F
Ophrys dinarica / Dinarian Orchid Fuciflorae HR I
Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid Fuciflorae F
Ophrys elatior Fuciflorae D
Ophrys epirotica / Epirus Orchid Araneiferae GR
Ophrys garganica subsp. passionis / Passion Bee Orchid Araneiferae E F
Ophrys gracilis Fuciflorae I
Ophrys grammica Farbvariante_Color variant / Grammos Orchid Araneiferae GR
Ophrys gresivaudanica / Grésivaudan Bee Orchid Fuciflorae F
Ophrys holoserica Deformation / Late Spider Orchid Fuciflorae D
Ophrys holoserica Farbvariante_Color variant / Late Spider Orchid Fuciflorae D F
Ophrys holoserica subsp. laxiflora Fuciflorae HR
Ophrys holoserica subsp. lorenae Fuciflorae I
Ophrys holoserica / Late Spider Orchid Fuciflorae D F I
Ophrys incubacea subsp. castri-caesaris / Saint-Cezaire Black Spider Orchid Araneiferae F I
Ophrys incubacea / Black Spider Orchid Araneiferae F HR I Mal P Sar Siz
Ophrys insectifera / Fly Orchid Musciferae A D E F I IRL
Ophrys lacaitae / Lacaita's Ophrys Fuciflorae I Siz
Ophrys lucana / Lucanian Orchid Fusci I
Ophrys majellensis Araneiferae I
Ophrys minuscula Umbilicatae GR
Ophrys posidonia / Paestum Orchid Fuciflorae I
Ophrys scolopax Farbvariante_Color variant / Woodcock Orchid Umbilicatae F
Ophrys scolopax / Woodcock Orchid Umbilicatae F
Ophrys serotina Fuciflorae I
Ophrys souchei / Vaucluse Late Spider Orchid Fuciflorae F
Ophrys tetraloniae Fuciflorae HR I
Ophrys transhyrcana subsp. paphlagonica / Paphlagonian Bee Orchid Mammosae TR
Orchis mascula / Early Purple Orchid Masculae D E F I IRL S Sam
Orchis militaris Farbvariante_Color variant / Military Orchid Militares D F
Orchis militaris / Military Orchid Militares D F HR
Orchis ovalis Masculae A F HR I
Orchis pallens / Pale-flowered Orchid Masculae A D F I TR
Orchis spitzelii / Spitzel's Orchid Patentes F I S
Platanthera algeriensis / Algerian Butterfly Orchid - E Sar
Platanthera bifolia Deformation / Lesser Butterfly Orchid - A F
Platanthera bifolia subsp. graciliflora / Small-Flowered Butterfly Orchid - D
Platanthera bifolia subsp. osca / Osca Butterfly Orchid - I
Platanthera bifolia / Lesser Butterfly Orchid - A D DK F HR I IRL SLO
Platanthera chlorantha Deformation / Greater Butterfly Orchid - D
Platanthera chlorantha / Greater Butterfly Orchid - D F GR I NL
Platanthera holmboei / Holmboe's Butterfly Orchid - Les Zyp
Platanthera hyperborea / Northern Green Orchid - Isl
Platanthera muelleri / Mueller's Butterfly Orchid - D NL
Pseudorchis albida subsp. straminea / White Mountain Orchid, Vanilla-Scent Bog Orchid - Isl S
Pseudorchis albida / Small White Orchid - A D F GB
Serapias bergonii subsp. cilentana / Cilento Serapias - I
Serapias cordigera / Heart-Flowered Serapias - Cor E I Siz
Serapias feldwegiana / Feldweg's Serapias - TR
Serapias istriaca / Istrian Serapias - HR
Serapias lingua / Tongue Orchid - Cor E F GR Mal P Siz
Serapias vomeracea subsp. longipetala - I
Serapias vomeracea / Long-lipped Serapias - F GR HR I Rho Siz
Spiranthes aestivalis / Summer Lady's-Tresses - A D F
Traunsteinera globosa / Globe Orchid - A D F HR I SLO


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