Early Purple Orchid (Orchis mascula)

Early Purple Orchid (Orchis mascula)

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Caption: Early Purple Orchid (Orchis mascula) flowering in chestnut woods. Referred to by Shakespeare as 'Dead Men's Purples' a reference to the fanciful resemblance of the twin tubers to human testicles and the name Orchis is derived from ancient Greek for testicle.

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