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Malaxis brachypoda (White adder's-mouth orchid)
McAdoo, David R.

Malaxis brachypoda

Malaxis brachypoda (A. Gray) Fernald

White Adder's-mouth Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Malaxis monophyllos ssp. brachypoda, Malaxis monophyllos var. brachypoda

USDA Symbol: MABR5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , CA , CO , CT , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , PA , TN , VT , WI
Canada: MB , NB , NS , QC


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Malaxis brachypoda in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Malaxis brachypoda in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Malaxis brachypoda


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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