Ophrys sphegodes ssp. praecox

Early Spider Orchid.  Ofride verde-bruna.  Also known as Ophrys aranifera.  After looking at pictures, and reading detailed descriptions, this appears to be ssp. praecox, due to its early flowering and the coloring of the sepals and petals, as well as the fact that it tends to occur in northern Sardinia, where I live.  Praecox is endemic to Sardinia and Corsica. 


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