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Hundreds of students are involved in innovative approaches to orchid conservation through enterprise and global cooperation. The school has a micro-propagation laboratory and one of the UK's most extensive orchid collections in its greenhouse where the students grow many species from seed. Writhlington, Radstock, United Kingdom.
Information about, and photos of, the orchids found in Italy. Official page of the Italian Group for the Research on Wild Orchids, G.I.R.O.S., (Gruppo Italiano per la Ricerca sulle Orchidee Spontanee). A book, covering the orchids of Italy, is also available. Italy.
High quality images of wild orchids occurring in Greece, and their habitats. Greece.
Photographs, botanical illustrations, and other information concerning the native orchids of the the Swabian Alb mountain range. Markus Bernath. Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.
European and North American native orchid information including photos, descriptions, distribution maps, and field trip reports. Jean-Luc and Elisabeth. France.
Orchid discussion on diverse tropical and local wild orchid topics. Image sharing, a flea market, and a classified ads section are some of the forum features. Giulio Farinelli. Roccastrada, Grosseto, Italy.
Photos and descriptions of tropical orchids grown by enthusiasts in Bulgaria. Wild orchids found in the country are also featured. Plamen Dimitrov. Bulgaria.
Contact info for the Norwegian Orchid Society (Norsk Orkideforening). Indigenous orchids with photos. Post cards. Founded in 1988. Oslo, Norway.
Comprehensive site detailing the orchid species, and natural hybrids, occurring in France. Photos, lists, maps, insect visitors, descriptions, and more. Philippe Durbin. Villeurbanne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.
Information on European and tropical orchids. Culture notes, newsletters, club activities, and membership information. Founded 1999. Liège, Belgium.
Pictures of wild orchids native to France and other European countries. Thierry Arbault. France.
News, activities, and information about Dutch and other European orchids. Publishers of the magazine "Eurorchis". Netherlands.
Photographs of wild orchids observed in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.
Showcasing, through images and descriptions, the beauty and diversity of European orchids. Ivar Edvinsen. Sweden.
Photographs and other information concerning Denmark's native terrestrial orchids. Jimmy Lassen. Denmark
Group concerned mainly with the native orchids of Switzerland. Contact and meetings info. Switzerland.
Protecting and promoting the private, cultivated, orchid collection known as Hortus Orchis. The site features a photo gallery complete with taxonomy and habitat information. There is also a section describing native orchids found in the province of Bergamo, Italy.
Group of orchid enthusiasts who are passionate about the wild orchids found in the region, as well as exotic varieties from elsewhere. Founded 2007. Strasbourg, France.
Photos of wild orchids European orchids, mainly from the Central and Mediterranean regions. Peter Zschunke. Frankfurt, Germany.
Orchids found on the Iberian Peninsula. Brief description of the anatomical characteristics of the Orchidaceae family. Madrid, Spain.
Membership information for the Lithuanian Orchid Society. Events, news, orchid magazine, culture tips, photo gallery, and a discussion forum. Conservation and scientific study of native Lithuanian orchids. Founded in 2010. Vilnius, Lithuania.
Articles, club information, and discussion forum. Descriptions and photos of local orchids. Minsk, Belarus.
Bringing together orchid enthusiasts and professionals to help protect the 34 orchid species found in Latvia, and to raise people's awareness of the orchid hobby. In the site's discussion forum, Latvian is the primary language, but other languages are also welcomed. Founded in 2009. Latvia.
Activity, membership, and contact Information. Also sections about the orchids of Europe. Formerly known as Associació Orquidològica de Catalunya. Catalonia/Spain.
Non-profit organization of European orchid societies and other European institutions that have an interest in orchids. Members work towards protecting endangered orchids and simplifying customs procedures in Europe.
Members of the Estonian Orchid Protection Club are devoted to protecting the 36 species of orchids found in the country. Photo gallery of club excursions. Founded in 1985. Estonia.
Information about the native orchid species (at least 49) occurring in the department of Gironde, France.
Promoting the protection of local indigenous orchids and the culture of exotic species. Auvergne, France.
Articles, photos, events, and other information about the wild orchids found in the Gargano Promontory mountains of northern Apulia. Angela Rossini and John Quitadamo. Italy.
Project concerned with the naturally occurring orchids of Extremadura. Orchid genera featured on the site includes Anacamptis, Dactylorhiza, Epipactis, Neotinea, Ophrys, Orchis, and Serapias. Spain.
Group of orchid enthusiasts interested in tropical and local native orchids. List of local native orchids, with images. Identification key to orchid genera growing in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Annual excursions. Founded in 1960. Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic.
Photos and other information concerning the native terrestrial orchids of Greece. Zissis Antonopoulos. Thessaloniki, Greece.
Photographic archives and theory regarding the native orchids found in Europe. Dr. Helmuth Zelesny and Bernd Wossner. Heiningen, Germany.
Native orchids of Sweden... descriptions, photos, and maps. Eric Elgebrant. Sweden.
European orchid information including photos. Pollination section. Travel reports. Natural hybrids. Contributions on discussion about critical Ophrys clans. Gunther Blaich. Weinheim, Germany.
Protecting local orchids and their habitats. The site features many photos and orchid descriptions. Founded in 1981. Germany.
Orchids native to Denmark information including fertile/sterile data. Home of Native Orchids mailing list. Einer T. Ludvigsen. Denmark.
Photos of orchids in Romania and other European countries. Orchid book reviews. Rik Neirynck. Bottelare, Belgium
Information, illustrations, and photos of wild orchids found in the Alsace and the Vosges mountainous region of eastern France. Damien Martinak. France.
Native orchids of southeastern France. Photos and distribution maps. Orchid site links. Pierre Michel Blais. Entrecasteaux, France.
Blog features information, including photos, of orchids native to the Cantabrian Mountains. Marius van Heiningen. Spain.
Membership information, contact details, newsletters, and forum. Also features a listing, with images, of orchid species found in the Languedoc area of France.
Photo gallery of European native orchids including Epipactis, Cephalanthera, Gymnadenia, Spiranthes, Ophrys, Orchis, and Anacamptis. Csábi Miklós. Hungary.
Site dedicated to white colour variations of European wild orchids. Also features a blog. Peter Zschunke. Frankfurt, Germany.
Orchid information including local species and photos. Jerome Volant. France.
Images of many of the orchids that can be found around Europe. Pieter C. Brouwer. Netherlands.
Photographs of orchids growing in various locations around Europe. Alain Bonny. France.
Images and brief descriptions of a selection of European wild orchid species. Habitas, National Museums Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Membership, activities, and contact information. Information about orchids native to the area. Founded in 2002. North, South, and East Tyrol, Austria.
Meeting and contact info. European orchid photos. Email postcards, forum, and shop. Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.
Images of orchids occurring in Europe with a section on the orchids of Normandy. Also photographs of tropical orchids in the author's own collection. Philippe Burnel. France.
Photographs of the native orchids of Turkey. Nejdet Bozkurt. Turkey.
Wild orchids around Saint-Antonin are featured. Liliane Pessotto and Bernard Lemoine. France.
Membership, contact, and activities information. Photographs and descriptions of many orchids found locally. Founded in 1977. France.
Group news, activities, membership, and contact information. Priority is placed on the preservation of local orchid populations. Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Meetings, news, and contact information. Photos and mapping of the indigenous orchids found around Thüringen. Uhlstädt-Kirchhasel, Germany.
Facebook page dedicated to the wild orchids of the Apulia (Puglia) region in Italy.
Information about orchids occurring in the region. Activities, photos, membership, and contact information. North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Many photos of the the native orchids found in the Isère area in the east of France.
Working group dedicated to European native species, their biology, distribution, habitat requirements, and preserving the remaining populations. Founded in 1998. Hamburg, Germany.
Group committed to the conservation of indigenous orchids found in the region. The site features photos and descriptions of local orchids, and a book is available. Founded 1961. Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
Membership, activities, photos, and information about local species. Founded 2010. Aquitaine, France.
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.
SFO affiliated group whose aims include the protection of native orchids in the region, and the culture of exotic orchids. The site features many photos of indigenous orchids and their pollinators. France.
Studying, mapping, and protecting the native orchids of Lower Saxony. Founded 1981. Niedersachsen, Germany.
Blog promoting the preservation of tropical orchid habitats and biodiversity. Olga Caussade. Charenton le Pont, France.
The Epiphytic Plant Research and Information Center was founded in 1997 to maintain natural habitats of epiphytic plants, educate the public, create a reserve collection of epiphytic plants, and to help with publications. Huissen, Netherlands.
Photographs of orchids found in the Parco Nazionale del Cilento e del Vallo di Diano (Cervati, Alburni). Italy.
Photographs of orchid species found in northern Europe. Markku Könkkölä. Finland.
Photos of terrestrial orchids found in the Czech Republic, and other European countries. Jan Gaisler. Czech Republic.
Wild orchids found in the Iblea area and in particular the reserve of Cava Grande del Cassibile. Italy.
Orchid information primarily on European terrestrial orchids. Labor Walter Bongers. Essen, Germany.
Promoting ecotourism to Greece, the site features some of the more than 200 species of orchids found there.
Forum for discussing all aspects of the lives of wild, native orchids, especially terrestrial plants growing in the Northern Hemisphere.
Distribution and habitat information, based on observations from 1975 to the present, for orchids occurring in the Hérault department of France.
Photos, events, articles, and member information. The emphasis is on tropical orchids, but the site also features information about the local native orchids. France.
Associated with the Gruppo Italiano Ricerca Orchidee Spontanee (GIROS), the site features information, including photos, about orchids observed in the central part of the country. Italy.
Information, including photos, about the native orchids of Europe. Jean-Marc Moingeon. Goux les Usiers, France.
Information about the genus Ophrys, including over 3900 images from across Europe. James Mast de Maeght. Belgium.
Information, including photographs, about the native orchids of western Sicily (especially the province of Trapani), Italy.
Association news, events, photos, native orchid info, and more. Charenton le Pont, France.
Flowering times and photos of wild orchids occurring in the Restinclieres area (north of Montpellier). France.
Photographs of European wild flowers, including many orchids. Gwen and Phil Phillips. United Kingdom.
Working towards the sustainability of local orchid species. Activities and contact information. Alsace-Lorraine region of France.
Photos and information pertaining to the native orchids of Slovenia. Discussion forum. Branko Dolinar. Slovenia.
Association whose primarily purpose is the study of wild orchids found on Corsica. Founded 2000. Corsica, France.
Maps, photos, descriptions of native orchids in Germany. INKA 2000 program available for download (Windows). Horst Kretzschmar. Bad Hersfeld, Germany.