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Malaxis monophyllos  (L.) Sw.  var. brachypoda  (A. Gray) F. Morris & E. A. Eames
White bog adder's-mouth
Malaxis monophyllos var. brachypoda is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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one or more occurrences
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Parent: Malaxis monophyllos
Genus: Malaxis
Family: Orchidaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, bogs/fens

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPSMalaxis brachypoda
JEF + CNPSMalaxis monophyllos ssp. brachypoda
PLANTSMalaxis brachypoda
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/27/2022).