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Epipactis helleborine.
Epipactis à larges feuilles.
Broad-leaved helleborine.

Epipactis helleborine is the most common species in the genus in France. Generally large, its dimensions however vary between 20 cm and 1 meter. At the base, there is a group of dense, large leaves. This is one of the main characteristics of the species. They can be alternate and dystic or without any particular arrangement and arranged regularly around the foot. The flowers are most often colored with variations depending on the floral parts (petals, labellum). We will nevertheless find certain individuals of an almost uniform color and varying from beige to pale green.

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