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A small orchid found on chalk and limestone grassland.
|Common Name||Autumn Ladys-tresses|
|Scientific Name||Spiranthes spiralis|
|Family||Orchid family - Orchidaceae|
|Species Family||Orchid Family - Orchidaceae|
|Flower Colour Group||White|
|Look for||The spiral of small white flowers round a central stem|
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