| Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu|
Orchids, Anacamptis, Anacamptis morio, Anacamptis papilionacea, Orchis champagneuxii
Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu, formerly classified as Anacamptis longicornu, is a subspecies of orchid. It is found in southern Europe and western North Africa.
This orchid's flowers are white, lavender, and purple; with a middle lob that is white with purple spots. In contrast to the main species, Anacamptis morio, Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu has a very long spur which is directed upwards.
Its bloom period is from February to May.
Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu is found in dry grassland, meadows, and pastures, on calcareous soils.
It is native to the western Mediterranean region, including:Balearic Islands
France — Garrigue and Maquis shrublands.
Italy — Matorral shrublands.
Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu Wikipedia