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Welcome to Orchisauvage is a collaborative site for collecting and sharing observations of wild orchids in mainland France. It is co-ordinated by the Fédération France Orchidées (FFO). Its main objective is to share information in order to develop a better understanding of orchids (particularly for research) as well as their conservation. Accordingly, precautions are taken to ensure that species and their habitats remain safe and secure. For any question:
The last news (better updated in the French version)
Saturday, June 17th, 2023
You can now consult the species factsheets when you enter your observations.
We recently announced that the Species factsheets were now available. Today you may notice that, to help identify the species, a new function enables you to consult each of these [...]
Wednesday, June 7th, 2023
Our wild orchid information pages are now available online!
You can now access more than 170 reference pages about wild orchids in the Fiches espèces section (French language menu).   At the moment, they are only [...]
Thursday, March 16th, 2023
Minimum quotas removal
Till now registered users were required to enter at least two contributions every month in order to access all the site data when using the search engine. Following March 11, 2023 [...]
Sunday, July 24th, 2022
The million of observation data
Orchisauvage has just passed the milestone of one million data! The success hoped for when the site was first launched in 2014 has been achieved. Behind this impressive [...]

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Friday, March 1st, 2024

Waning Gibbous (20 days)
Moonrise at 0h14 and moonset at 9h33
 Sun : sunrise at 07h15 and sunset at 18h30
 Day : dawn at 06h47 and dusk at 18h59
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Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

Escalquens - sans lieu-dit défini
Anacamptis papilionacea var. expansa 

Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

Buzeins - sans lieu-dit défini
Ophrys aymoninii 

Saturday, February 24th, 2024

Ris-Orangis - sans lieu-dit défini
Epipactis helleborine var. minor 

Friday, February 23rd, 2024

Seyssinet-Pariset - sans lieu-dit défini
Ophrys speculum 

Monday, February 19th, 2024

Entrecasteaux - sans lieu-dit défini
Ophrys marmorata 
Lisses - sans lieu-dit défini
Epipactis helleborine var. minor 

Sunday, February 18th, 2024

Valvignères - sans lieu-dit défini
Ophrys aurelia 
Sillans-la-Cascade - sans lieu-dit défini
Ophrys marmorata 

Saturday, February 17th, 2024

Saint-Orens-de-Gameville - sans lieu-dit défini
Neotinea lactea 

Friday, February 16th, 2024

Entrecasteaux - sans lieu-dit défini
Ophrys marmorata 
Gonfaron - sans lieu-dit défini
Neotinea lactea 
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