Dactylorhiza incarnata subsp. ochroleuca

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaOrchidaceaeDactylorhizaDactylorhiza incarnata subsp. ochroleuca


A tuberous perennial herb restricted to moist, periodically inundated calcareous fens, preferring areas of low competition that are slowly but only partially drying out. Lowland.



World Distribution

European Temperate element.

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.