Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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ORCHIDACEAE

Malaxis spicata Swartz. Florida Adder's-mouth. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Maritime swamp forests, calcareous but mucky swamps in the outer Coastal Plain, spring-fed swamps, wet hammocks. Dist: Se. VA south to FL; n. West Indies (Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Bah, C, FNA26, G, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, Va, WH3, WI, Correll (1950), Luer (1975); > Malaxis floridana – F

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