Classification
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All Names

  • Scientific Names
    • Monotropa uniflora
    • Monotropa coccinea
  • English
    • Indian Pipe
    • Ghost Plant
    • Indian-Pipe
    • corpse plant
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • MONUNI
  • Spanish
    • Pipa de indio

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Recent observations

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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seanblaney

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August 7, 2009 01:39 PM ADT

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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hinatea

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July 21, 2016 12:07 PM EDT

Description

Found in a pine forest

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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emilymstone

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July 20, 2016 03:20 PM CDT

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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tsn

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January 19, 2017 12:29 PM EST

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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bob11

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June 20, 2014 07:10 PM HST

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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toxmace

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January 14, 2017 03:19 PM EST

Description

Under a Water Oak to the South of the Slash Pine.

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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stevelife3

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July 21, 2016 11:09 AM ADT

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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stevelife3

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July 21, 2016 11:09 AM ADT

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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hendre17

Date

July 23, 2011 08:59 PM PDT

Description

Parasitizes Russula mycelium. Found predominantly here under Douglas fir.

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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robbuckbirder

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July 14, 2013 07:20 PM EDT

Description

ID appreciated.

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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stevelife3

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July 16, 2015 06:33 PM EDT

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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stevelife3

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September 1, 2014 02:46 PM EDT

Description

Indian Pipe are very interesting plants. They have no chlorophyll. They are parasitic of a special fungus that feeds at the roots of certain types of trees. They are not easily grown due to the complex habitat needed for them.

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Description from Wikipedia

Monotropa uniflora, also known as the ghost plant, Indian pipe, or corpse plant, is a herbaceous perennial plant native to temperate regions of Asia, North America and northern South America, but with large gaps between areas. It was formerly classified in the family Monotropaceae, however, it has now been included within the Ericaceae. It is generally scarce or rare in occurrence.

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