Dactylorhiza sambucina is a widespread European species, often gregarious on montane and subalpine meadows in N & C Greece, where it is generally the first orchid to flower. Plants with yellow and reddish flowers often grow side by side, intermediate individuals being scarce.
GR(NPi SPi Pe StE EC NC NE)
Greece (East Central Greece present; North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; North-East Greece present; Peloponnisos present; South Pindos present; Sterea Ellas present)
Native / Non Range-Restricted
Temperate and submediterranean Grasslands, Freshwater habitats
Presidential Decree 67/81