Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Malaxis bayardii Fernald. Appalachian Adder's-mouth. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Dry, open, upland forests, shale barrens. Dist: S. NY and se. MA south through CT, RI, NJ, PA, and VA to w. and c. NC, mostly in the mountains (but somewhat disjunct on the Coastal Plain of VA).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = F, FNA26, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Va, Catling (1991); < Malaxis unifolia – C, G, GW1, RAB, S, W, WV, Correll (1950), Luer (1975)

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