Orchids of The Netherlands - MichielJanssen
Epipactis helleborine - Brede wespenorchis - Broad-leaved helleborine - Heleborina de hojas anchas

Epipactis helleborine - Brede wespenorchis - Broad-leaved helleborine - Heleborina de hojas anchas

Epipactis helleborine (L.) Crantz (1769)

The Broad-leaved helleborine is the most common orchid in the Netherlands. It attracts wasps for its pollination and its nectar contains the opiate oxycodone.
Photo taken in the Europoort area (the Netherlands) on 31 July, 2011.