Bayard's Adder's-Mouth Orchid (Malaxis bayardii)


Malaxis Bayardii, or more commonly know as Bayard's Adder's-Mouth Orchid, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Malaxis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Malaxis Bayardii or Bayard's Adder's-Mouth Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Malaxis
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: MA (E) NJ (E) NY (E) PA (R)
  • State T/E Common Name: MA (Bayard's green adder's-mouth) NJ (Bayard Long's adder's-mouth) NY (Bayard's malaxis) PA (Bayard's malaxis)

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