Orchis-simia-Darwin-CBR/AOS-2023-05-03 *SITF confirms this plant as Orchis simia (May 2023).
This plant matches the image, description and Key for Orchis simia in the 2006 Pierre Delforge's "Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East". This is an iconic, easily recognized species. Supporting images of Orchis simia matching this plant can be found in the OW, IOSPE and the orchidroots.com.
May 03, 2023
Judging Center: Mid-America
Award Number: 20234287
Award Date: March 25, 2023
Awarded As: Orchis simia 'Darwin' CBR/AOS