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Terrestrial orchids in the wild on Lesvos, Greece

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    Default Terrestrial orchids in the wild on Lesvos, Greece

    Enjoy a sample of the (many) pictures from terrestrial orchids taken during my holiday at the end of April and beginning of May on the Greek isle of Lesvos

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    Ophrys reinholdii
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    Lovely! You can sure see how some of them attract their pollinators - they look just like the bugs!

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    Here some more
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    Anacamptis piramidales
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    Ophrys ferrum-equinum

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    Here are the last two pictures
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    Orchis quadrapunctata
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    Simply awesome! We all love to see orchids in situ ! thanks for sharing. I especially like the Ophrys !

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    Wow, Rudy, I love seeing all of these Ophrys orchids! Really cool shots.

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    Wow Rudy these is my favorite I love those teres. orchids is my dream to have this unfortunately cant grow here....coool, thanks for sharing with us.

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    Those orchids look beautiful !!! I've got to agree with Bruce. The Ophrys have to be my favorite orchids.

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    Great shots, Rudy. Love all the pictures but the Ophrys are truly awesome. Thanks for sharing. That must have been some holiday - a Greek island and orchids in the wild!!!! WOW.

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    Rudy, I love these orchids, they are awesome! They are all beautiful but the Oprhys I like the most! Great shots!

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