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Monotropa uniflora,
indian pipes

Family Ericaceae
indian pipes

Pink indian pipes, Lauderdale County, AL, October, 2013
Monotropes have now been placed in the heath family. These plants have no chlorophyl and are parasites of fungus associated with tree roots. The pink form is rare, and bright pink even more rare.

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