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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 Jul 15, 2014 15:29 in Mt. Hood National Forest, National Forest Development Road 4630, Estacada, OR 97023, USA.
  • FinePix S1
  • f/8.0
  • 1/32s
  • ISO100
  • 10mm