- a brown parasitic Eurasian orchid, Neottia nidus-avis, whose thick fleshy roots resemble a bird's nest and contain a fungus on which the
- a parasitic Eurasian plant, Monotropa hypopitys, whose thick fleshy roots resemble a bird's nest and contain a fungus on which the
plant feeds: family Monotropaeceae
Example Sentences Including 'bird's-nest orchid'
What to See Uncommon plants include autumn crocus, herb-Paris and bird's-nest orchid.
A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage
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