White Adder's-Mouth Orchid (Malaxis brachypoda)


Malaxis Brachypoda, or more commonly know as White 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 Brachypoda or White Adder's-Mouth Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Malaxis
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (E) PA (E) VT (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (white adder's-mouth) PA (white adder's-mouth) VT (white adder's mouth)

Browse Plants by State

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming