M. brachypoda, Gray. Ann. Lyc, New York, III., 228. Tipularia discolor, Beck, Bot. 350.
Occasional in rather damp, shady woods, but nowhere common. Little Rocher, N. B. (Fowler's Cat.) Halifax, and Bedford, N. S. (Lawson & Sommers.) South West Point, Anticosti; along high cliffs, Gaspé coast, near Ste. Anne des Monts. (Macoun.) Near Montreal. (Goldie.) Mer Bleue, Ont., and Hull, Q., near Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) In rich woods, not common at Rivière du Loup, Q. (Thomas.) Cacouna, River St. Lawrence, Q.; also in Peter's Swamp, London, Ont. (Burgess.) In swampy thickets near Castleton, cedar swamp, near Wooler, and two miles south of Picton, Ont.; in wet woods along Lake Winnipegoosis, Man. (Macoun.)
(2211.) M. ophioglossoides, Nutt. Gen. II. 196. Hook. Fl. II. 193.
Newfoundland. (Dr. Morrison.) In several places in Kent Co., N.B., at Fredericton, Eel River and Grand Like. (Fowler, Cat.) Near Bedford and at Halifax, N.S. (Lawson & Sommers.) Very abundant in wet meadows at Louisburg, and at North Sydney, Cape Breton Island; River de Brig, Anticosti. (Macoun.) Dry hills, Huckleberry Rapids, Rivière Rouge, Q. (D' Urban.) Low's Swamp and other places near Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Sandy soil near Castleton and Belleville Ont; shady woods along Lake Winnipegoosis, Man. (Macoun.) North shore of Lake Superior. (Agassiz.) Canada to the Saskatchewan. (Hooker, Fl.)
(2212.) M. diphyllos, Lindl., Gen. Orch. 19. Hook. Fl.II, 193. Ounalashka. (Rothr. Alask.)