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Author Topic: Orchids of Pas de la Casa  (Read 1069 times)

Yann

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Orchids of Pas de la Casa
« on: September 30, 2019, 08:59:21 PM »
Pas de la Casa is the main entry from France to Andorra. 99.99% of the tourists drive to the town to buy untaxed tabacco and alcohol and 0.01%...for orchids  ;D

Where is it ?

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The goal is to park the car after the border and hike to Font Negra, after a walk of 20mn here're the surroundings.

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Dianthus deltoides are everywhere

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Botrychium lunaria is quiet common in the foothills

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« Last Edit: September 30, 2019, 09:17:10 PM by Yann »
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Re: Orchids of Pas de la Casa
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2019, 09:10:12 PM »
20 mn higher the orchids are in full bloom

Pseudorchis albida

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Gymnadenia conopsea (spur is twice the length of the ovary)

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Gymnadenia conopsea var. pyrenaica (spur is 1.3 size of the ovary)

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Gymnadenia gabasiana

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Gymnadenia nigra subsp. austriaca

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Re: Orchids of Pas de la Casa
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2019, 09:12:03 PM »
not far away climbing to Font Negra

Tofieldia calyculata

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Pinguicula grandiflora vulgaris (thx Ashley)

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Paronychia polygonifolia

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Silene suecica

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Gentiana pyrenaica

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orchids are not far away...tomorrow later ;)
« Last Edit: October 01, 2019, 09:00:55 PM by Yann »
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