OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Malaxis bayardii   FAMILY Orchidaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malaxis bayardii   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Malaxis bayardii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-14-002?:
Malaxis unifolia   FAMILY Orchidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Malaxis unifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Adder's-mouth Orchid


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Malaxis bayardii   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malaxis bayardii   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Malaxis bayardii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-14-002?:
Malaxis unifolia   FAMILY Orchidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Malaxis unifolia

 

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2723

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Habitat: Dry, open, upland forests, shale barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
A solitary stem leaf

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Green/ Greenish
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3 sepals, two lateral and one dorsal
3 petals, the two lateral similar and a third (the lip) enlarged
stamens and pistil fused together into a column
Inferior ovary

Flowers in a terminal raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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