New York Natural Heritage Program
Dragon's Mouth Orchid
Arethusa bulbosa L.

New York State Distribution [-]
This orchid has a scattered distribution including areas within the eastern shore of Lake Ontario, the upper Hudson River, southern and eastern Adirondacks, Hudson Valley, and eastern Long Island.

Global Distribution [-]
Dragon's mouth orchid (Arethusa bulbosa) occurs from Newfoundland west to Minnesota and Saskatchewan, and south to Maryland, northern Indiana, and in the Appalachian Mountains to North and South Carolina. The species is disjunct in Louisiana. The distribution of Dragon's Mouth orchid is patchy throughout much of this range, especially in the south.
Best Places to See
• Sensitive species. No sites listed.