Dactylorhiza maculata

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Dactylorhiza maculata by Bernadette Benz

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Photographer: Bernadette Benz (see profile)
Competition: Competition 16
Category: The Beauty of Plants
Location: Auenstein, Aargau, Switzerland


I captured this specimen of Dactylorhiza maculata (heath-spotted orchid) in my garden, backlit by the early morning sun. As there is only one spotted orchid flower in my garden, I was happy to capture it in this wonderful light as it began to bloom.


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