Balrothery Natural Heritage

Lovely picture taken today of the Common Spotted orchid(Dactylorhiza fuchsii), Nuacht bhallach Growing well in the marsh wildlife area beside Balrothery Football field.   Flowering time: May-August. Tuberous perennial. Native. Pale-pink flowers, with purple spots, streaks. Occasionally white. Flower spike conical, becoming cylindrical. Deep 3-lobed lip, pointed lobes, Mid-lobe longest. … Continue reading