Serapias vomeracea

Quick Characteristics:

Height: 30-60 cm (1-2 ft)
Flower Colors: red, brown
Flower Season: late spring to early summer
Life form: tuber

Serapias vomeracea (Burm.f.) Briq. is accepted and its native range is S. Central Europe, Mediterranean to W. Caucasus. These photos were taken by Shlomit Heymann in the Carmel mountains of Israel in late March, 2011, the first winter after a fire. This is another one of the 2 callus species at the base of the slender, hairy, brownish lip, which is often bent backwards.

Serapias vomeracea, Shlomit HeymannSerapias vomeracea, Shlomit Heymann

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