Dactylorhiza incarnata ssp cruenta (blodmarihand)
My world has been white for about five months now, but the snow is slowly melting. But: it is going to be spring soon, and then things happen so quickly that we’ll have summer before we even notice. And this is some of the things I am looking forward to, that is the wild orchids in Norway. There are about 35 different ones, many in my area, and here are some. I had to look at them now, to see some colours.
Dactylorhiza incarnata (engmarihand)
Dactylorhiza fuchsii (skogmarihand)
Nigritella nigra (svartkurle)
And here is how it looks in my garden as the snow is melting: all brown and dead, and some “business cards” left by the moose and roe deers visiting during winter. I don’t mind though, because it is just fertilizer…