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SMALL-WHITE ORCHID Pseudorchis albida (Orchidaceae) Height to 30cm. Slender, upright perennial that grows in grassland and on rock ledges, in mountains and upland regions except in the far N. FLOWERS are 2-3mm across and greenish white; borne in cylindrical spikes (May-Jul). FRUITS are egg-shaped. LEAVES are lanceolate at the base of the plant, becoming narrower up the stem. STATUS-Very locally common in Scotland; increasingly scarce, or absent, further S.
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