Forum devoted to the discussion of wild European orchids.  France.


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

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

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

Hardy orchid genera offered includes Bletilla, Calanthe, Cypripedium, Orchis, and Pleione.  Arlen Hill.  Stanwood, Washington, USA.

Keeping it Green Nursery

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

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

Wild Flower Gallery

Wild orchids found in the Iblea area and in particular the reserve of Cava Grande del Cassibile.  Italy.

Orchidee di Cava Grande del Cassibile

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

Orchidées d'Europe

Wild orchids in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.  Sven Birkedal.  Sweden.


High altitude orchids found in France.

Orchidees des Hautes - Alpes

Wild orchids photographed in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Poland, and Greece.  Frank Verhart.  Bemelen, Netherlands.

Frank Nature: European Orchids Photographed

Photographs and botanical information concerning wild orchids found on the Picentini Mountains (Italy: Salerno/Avellino) Bruno Pisapia.  Italy.

Orchidaceae dei M.ti Picentini

Orchids of the Cilento National Park.  Italy.

Orchidee del Cilento

Information, including mapping, of local orchid populations.  Munich, Germany.

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Bayern