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Indian Pipe These striking plants seem to popping out of the ground all over Cortes Island after a week of rainy weather. Canada,Geotagged,Ghost Plant,Monotropa uniflora,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Indian Pipe

These striking plants seem to popping out of the ground all over Cortes Island after a week of rainy weather.

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  1. This spring on Cortes Island has been a good one for these saprophytes. Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 years ago
  2. Gorgeous! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you. Things sometimes look better from a ground level point-of-view! G Posted 4 years ago
      1. That's definitely true for plants and fungi. 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.

Similar species: Ericales
Species identified by gary fast
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Uploaded Jun 26, 2016. Captured Jun 24, 2016 13:16 in Unnamed Road, Squirrel Cove, BC V0P 1T0, Canada.
  • Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
  • f/4.0
  • 1/30s
  • ISO100
  • 4.5mm