Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913 pnd_hyam5_001_lvd
Hypopitys americana (DC.) Small
USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913 pnd_hyla9_001_lvd
Hypopitys lanuginosa (Michx.) Nutt.
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June Greenville County SC
Jones Gap State Park
Early season flowering material is usually yellow or tawny, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
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August Oconee County SC
Oconee Station/Station Cove
Fruit is an upright capsule, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.
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Autumn flowering plants are mostly pink to red, ofen marked with yellow, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
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September Greenville County SC
Caesars Head State Park
3-10 nodding flowers mostly on one side of the stem, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
COMPARE Indian Pipes, Pinesap and Pygmy Pipes
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September Lancaster County SC
Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve
The tiny, clasping, scale-like leaves lack chlorophyll, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.