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Malaxis macrostachya
Chihuahua Adder's Mouth Orchid Family
Malaxis macrostachya Orchidaceae
common names
  Chihuahua Adder's Mouth
  Mountain malaxis
accepted scientific name
  Malaxis macrostachya (Lex.) Kuntze
rules for finding collection records
  Malaxis soulei (66)
  Malaxis macrostachya (12)
family name
Image Author: ©2016 Sue Carnahan
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Irregularly shaped flowers, Spike cluster of flowers
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of July thru end of October

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
SEINet (7)
Links to Plant Photos
Gila Wilderness (6)
New Mexico Flora (3)
base map where plant found
mag select
Native Plant Status
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