Dactylorhiza transiens (Druce) So 1962 Photo by Mark Engels and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name The Passing Over Dactylorhiza [Possibly refers to its presence within Spain and Germany and its abscence within France]

Flower Size

Found in Ireland, Great Britain, Spain, and Germany as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial as a natural hybrid between D. fuchsii and D. maculata subsp. ericetorum that blooms in the later spring

Synonyms Dactylorhiza corylensis (Hesl.-Harr.) Soo 1962; Dactylorhiza transiens nothosubsp. corylensis (Hesl.-Harr.) P.D.Sell 1996; Orchis corylensis Hesl.-Harr. 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ;