Monotropa uniflora 

Indian Pipes

Names and Myths

Monotropa One turn (to one side)

uniflora One flowered

Natural history / Folklore

Now classed as an epiparasite, the roots do not reach the host, but are connected to it by certain mycorrhizal fungi. Often found under beech. Used by the Indians to strengthen the eyes.15


June - October - Parasitic white no chlorophyll, scale like leaves on flower per stalk. Wooded slopes.

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