Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian Pipes, Ghost Flower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Monotropa uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Monotropa uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Monotropa uniflora 145-03-001

Flowers solitary, nodding, urn-shaped, the same color as the stem, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinesap
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hypopitys monotropa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Monotropa hypopithys
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Monotropa hypopithys 145-03-002

Autumn flowering plants are mostly pink to red, ofen marked with yellow, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Pygmy Pipes, Sweet Pinesap
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Monotropsis odorata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Monotropsis odorata
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Monotropsis odorata + 145-04-001

Numerous fragrant purplish flowers barely extend past stem's brown scales, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


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