Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Epipactis helleborine from Hutton Roof



Helleborine SW2


Helleborine SW2
on 28th July 2020

Helleborine SW2
on 28th July 2020

Helleborine SW2
on 28th July 2020

Helleborine SW2
on 28th July 2020

Helleborine SW2
on 28th July 2020

Helleborine SW2
on 28th July 2020

Helleborine SW2
on 28th July 2020

Helleborine SW2
on 28th July 2020

SW Helleborine 3

and now moving on to another beauty found today which shows variagated in petals, ovaries etc, but also it shows less in other nearby specimens.

SW Helleborine 3
28th July 2020 
SW Helleborine 3
28th July 2020

SW Helleborine 3
28th July 2020

SW Helleborine 3
28th July 2020

SW Helleborine 4 (chlorantha)

Here is another little beauty I found today in the same little area as the two already
 mentioned above. This was a really light specimen and for me it could represent a (nearly) chlorantha

SW Helleborine 4 (chlorantha)
28th July 2020

SW Helleborine 4 (chlorantha)
28th July 2020

Now then close to were we had the mid brown stem, we have another about 4 metres away, but this time a dark green to mid green stem on another helleborine (very unusual around HR)

SW Helleborine 7 (dark green stem)




SW Helleborine 8
(Heart to Heart)


E. Helleborine (SW8)
"Heart to Heart"
30th July 2020 


E. Helleborine (SW8)
"Heart to Heart"


30th July 2020 

Below we have another pair with both E. Helleborine and E. Atrorubens within 6" of one another.

Atrorubens - Helleborine - Helleborine on 28th July 2020

South West Helleborine 1

(Below) SW Helleborine 1 beauty which was hi-vigour and approx one metre

South West Helleborine 1
on 28th July 2020 

South West Helleborine 1
on 28th July 2020 

South West Helleborine 1
on 28th July 2020


Brown stemmed Helleborines 





Purpurea SW 5

Purpurea SW5 on 31st July 2020

Purpurea SW5 on 31st July 2020



SW7 "Dark Tones"


Epipactis helleborine SW7 (Dark Tones)
Photo: 31st July 2020

Epipactis helleborine SW7 (Dark Tones)
Photo: 31st July 2020


Epipactis helleborine SW7 (Dark Tones)
Photo: 31st July 2020


Epipactis helleborine SW7 (Dark Tones)
Photo: 31st July 2020


Helleborine SW4

Helleborine SW4 "In Gryke"
31st July 2020

Helleborine SW4 "In Gryke"
31st July 2020