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CREEPING LADY’S-TRESSES Goodyera repens (Orchidaceae) Height to 25cm. Perennial with both creeping stems and upright, flowering stalks. Grows in mature and undisturbed conifer woodland (mainly Scots Pine). FLOWERS are white, slightly sticky and do not open fully; arranged in a spiral fashion, in open spikes (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are egg-shaped. LEAVES are oval, stalked, net-veined and evergreen. STATUS-Locally common only in Scotland and N England; rare in N Norfolk.
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CREEPING LADY’S-TRESSES Goodyera repens (Orchidaceae) Height to 25cm. Perennial with both creeping stems and upright, flowering stalks. Grows in mature and undisturbed conifer woodland (mainly Scots Pine). FLOWERS are white, slightly sticky and do not open fully; arranged in a spiral fashion, in open spikes (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are egg-shaped. LEAVES are oval, stalked, net-veined and evergreen. STATUS-Locally common only in Scotland and N England; rare in N Norfolk.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: LAURIE CAMPBELL/NPL
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