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Ghost Flower

By Joline
Also known as Indian Pipe or Monotropa uniflora. It is a special treat to find these hidden in dark places in the forest. They depend on other plants to grow, since they don't produce chlorophyll on their own. They ultimately get their food from photosynthetic trees.

Tags: Flowers and plants Monotropa uniflora Indian Pipe Ghost plant

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19 Aug 2022 3:14PM
Very unusual plant
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
19 Aug 2022 3:56PM
Thanks for this childhood memory--- very rarely see them in PA
JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2022 5:09PM
Terrific shot of this very interesting plant
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
20 Aug 2022 10:24AM
Most unusual! Well spotted and captured, Joline 😃👍🏻
Trev 😀

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