This newly discovered spot along a footpath is the most northern place where this flowering plant, the lizard orchid, grows.
Earlier, the few places in the Netherlands where one could find lizard orchids were all in the southern half of the country.
Krimbos in Texel: here.
More Texel flowers: here.
PHOTOS: Orchids of Latin America: here.
Ancestral deceit and labile evolution of nectar production in the African orchid genus Disa: here.
- Bee Orchid (in Latin Ophrys argolica, in Dutch; Bijen Orchis) (mindfuldrawing.com)
- Lizard Orchid, Himantoglossum hircinum (visionwild.wordpress.com)
- Birds of Terschelling island, the Netherlands (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Stroll Among Beautiful Orchid in Santa Barbara (onecoolthingeveryweekend.com)
- Orchid Mantis (everythinganimals.net)
- Rugby pitch now home to rare orchids (bbc.co.uk)
- like orchids in feeling (susieoh.net)
- Save British wildflowers (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Orchid. (poetrystblog.wordpress.com)