Wild Florida Photo - Malaxis spicata

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Malaxis spicata

FLORIDA ADDERSMOUTH ORCHID

Florida native

 

Terrestrial or semi-epiphytic on floating logs, tree bases or stumps in swamps and hammocks thoughout much of the Florida peninsula and west into the central panhandle. The range also includes the eastern coastal states north into Virginia, the Bahamas and West Indies.

 
Malaxis spicata is a member of the Orchidaceae - Orchid family.

Other species of the Malaxis genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Malaxis unifolia - GREEN ADDERSMOUTH ORCHID


Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native Florida Plants
Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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