Photographs of orchid species found in northern Europe.  Markku Könkkölä.  Finland.

Nordic and Estonian Orchids

Images and brief descriptions of a selection of European wild orchid species.  Habitas, National Museums Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean

Photos of the 50 to 60 orchid species that grow in the British Isles.

Flickr: Britain's Orchids

Information, illustrations, and photos of wild orchids found in the Alsace and the Vosges mountainous region of eastern France.  Damien Martinak.  France.

Orchidées sauvages d'Alsace et des Vosges

Propagation of orchids from Europe, North America, and temperate parts of Asia.  Svante Malmgren and Henric Nystrom.  Sweden.


Terrestrial orchids, propagated from seeds, available for sale.  Culture articles.  Heinrich Beyrle.  Friedberg, Germany.


Photos of terrestrial orchids found in the Czech Republic, and other European countries.  Jan Gaisler.  Czech Republic.

Evropské orchideje

European orchid information including photos.  Pollination section.  Travel reports.  Natural hybrids.  Contributions on discussion about critical Ophrys clans.  Gunther Blaich.  Weinheim, Germany.

Günther's Homepage

Photos of orchids in Romania and other European countries.  Orchid book reviews. Rik Neirynck.  Bottelare, Belgium

Rik's Orchid Site

Native orchids of Sweden... descriptions, photos, and maps.  Eric Elgebrant.  Sweden.

Sveriges bofasta orkidéer

Terrestrial garden orchids offered for sale.  Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Orchideen Vienenkötter

Information about the native orchid species (at least 49) occurring in the department of Gironde, France.

Orchidées Sauvages de Gironde

Protecting local orchids and their habitats.   The site features many photos and orchid descriptions.  Founded in 1981.  Germany.

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland

Photos and other information concerning the native terrestrial orchids of Greece.  Zissis Antonopoulos.  Thessaloniki, Greece.

Orchids of Greece (Hellas)

Images of many of the orchids that can be found around Europe.  Pieter C. Brouwer.  Netherlands.

Orchideeën Europa

Featuring more than 350 photos and culture notes, the focus is on frost-resistant terrestrial orchids, especially Cypripediums.  Wolfgang Leverberg.  Remscheid, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Orchideen im Garten

Photos of the native orchids found in the Lorraine region of France.  Information includes flowering times, descriptions, and habitats. Anacamptis, Cephalanthera, Dactylorhiza, Epipactis, Gymnadenia, Listera, Ophrys, Orchis, and Platanthera are some of the genera featured.  Paul Montagne.  France.

Orchidées de la Lorraine calcaire

Photographs of orchids found in the Parco Nazionale del Cilento e del Vallo di Diano (Cervati, Alburni).  Italy.

Orchidee dell'Appennino salernitano

Photographs of orchids found in Europe, including Anacamptis, Cypripedium, Dactylorhiza, Epipactis, Ophrys, and Orchis.  Nicolas Helitas.  France.

Nicolas Helitas - Nature Photographer

Information, including photos, about orchids observed in central Italy.

Orchidee Spontanee del Centro Italia

Cypripediums (species, natural hybrids, and hybrids), as well as several other genera of terrestrial orchids are offered.  Austria.

In Vitro Orchids Raschun

Photographs of European wild flowers, including many orchids.  Gwen and Phil Phillips.  United Kingdom.

Wild Flower Gallery

Photos and information pertaining to the native orchids of Slovenia.  Discussion forum. Branko Dolinar.  Slovenia.

Slovenske orhideje

Information, including photos, about the native orchids of Europe.  Jean-Marc Moingeon.  Goux les Usiers, France.

Orchidées d'Europe