Pseudorchis albida. Small white orchid.

Life-form & Growth Form:

Non-bulbous geophyte. Herbaceous perennial. Little/no vegetative spread.  

Flowering period: 

June and July. 


Upland calcareous grassland or heath.  


Overgrazing by livestock. Under-grazing resulting in succession to Corylus scrub and woodland. Fertiliser application. Ploughing of semi-natural grasslands.

Static distribution map:
Pseudorchis albida
Pseudorchis albida
For an interactive map follow this link to the BSBI webpage