plant-banner1

Plant Details

Malaxis unifolia

Green Adder's-mouth, Green Adder's Mouth

Scientific Name:

Malaxis unifolia

Common Name:

Green Adder's-mouth, Green Adder's Mouth

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Time:

June - July - August

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Habitat Description:

Bogs, moist forested slopes, in the Sandhills in longleaf-oak-hickory forests, often rooted in moss (Weakley 2015). Uncommon throughout NC.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Budding Plant

image

Tom Harville's garden
© Tom Harville

Blooming Plant

image

© David R. McAdoo

Blooming Plant with Hand

image

© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



Permalink - (right click to save this page to your bookmarks)

<<< PREVIOUS

NEXT >>>

Comments - Leave a comment or read what's been added!
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

back to top
go to gallery
back to Initial m Gallery
back to orchids
back to Carnivorous Plants
back to Trilliums