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MONOTROPA UNIFLORA. Indian Pipe Geotagged,Ghost Plant,Monotropa uniflora,Plant,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Oh wow, you managed to find a nice cluster in great condition. Well done! Can you please also set the country? Posted 4 years ago
  2. I think those are called Indian Pipe as their common name. They are a flower but often confused as a mushroom. What makes this specific plant unique is that it is a flower but does not consist of chlorophyll. That is a great shot, these are actually some of my favorite flowers. Posted 4 years ago

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''Monotropa uniflora'', also known as the Ghost Plant, Indian Pipe, or Corpse Plant is a herbaceous perennial plant, formerly classified in the family Monotropaceae, but now included within the Ericaceae. It is native to temperate regions of Asia, North America and northern South America, but with large gaps between areas. It is generally scarce or rare in occurrence.

Unlike most plants, it is white and does not contain chlorophyll. Instead of generating energy from sunlight, it is parasitic,.. more

Similar species: Ericales
Species identified by mossy rock studio
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Uploaded Jul 15, 2015. Captured Jun 14, 2015 17:38 in South Entrance Road, Estacada, OR 97023, USA.
  • X-T1
  • f/4.0
  • 1/53s
  • ISO800
  • 25.4mm