Flora of the Southeastern United States
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ORCHIDACEAE

Malaxis unifolia Michaux. Green Adder's-mouth. Phen: Apr-Aug. Hab: Bogs, moist forested slopes, in the Sandhills in longleaf-oak-hickory forests, often rooted in moss. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) and FL west to MN, IA, MO, e. OK, and e. TX; also in Mexico, Cuba, the West Indies, and Central America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, F, FNA26, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, Catling (1991); < Malaxis unifolia – C, G, GW1, Pa, RAB, S, W, WV, Correll (1950), Luer (1975)

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image of plant© Alan M. Cressler
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image of plant© Keith Bradley
image of plant© Keith Bradley