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Rare orchid rediscovered on Highland estate after 250 years


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A rare orchid has been rediscovered in a part of the Highlands after a gap of 250 years.

The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) said the coralroot orchid - whose scientific name is Corallorhiza trifida - was found on its Balmacara Estate in Wester Ross.

The plant was last recorded in the area in 1772 and at the time was the first ever record of coralroot orchid from the British Isles.

NTS is keeping the exact location a secret to protect it from being trampled on by mistake.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/c51gvl5j8l9o

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