OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Monotropaceae, Heath? family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian Pipes, Ghost-flower, Common Ghost Pipes

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY: Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY: Monotropaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Monotropa uniflora 145-03-001   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Habitat: In a wide variety of moist to dry forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern Ghost Pipes, Scrub Ghost-flower

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Monotropa brittonii   FAMILY: Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY: Monotropaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Monotropa uniflora 145-03-001?   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Habitat: Florida scrub, longleaf pine sandhills, other dry, sandy habitats

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Pinesap, Appalachian Red Pinesap

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypopitys lanuginosa   FAMILY: Ericaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Monotropa hypopitys   FAMILY: Monotropaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO NORTH AMERICAN PLANTS) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Monotropa hypopithys 145-03-002   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Habitat: Acid forests

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Eastern Pinesap

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypopitys species 3   FAMILY: Ericaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Monotropa hypopitys   FAMILY: Monotropaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO NORTH AMERICAN PLANTS) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Monotropa hypopithys 145-03-002?   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Habitat: Forests

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Pygmy Pipes, Sweet Pinesap

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Monotropsis odorata   FAMILY: Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Monotropsis odorata   FAMILY: Monotropaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Monotropsis odorata var. odorata 145-04-001   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Habitat: Dry to mesic upland woods under oaks and/or pines (Pinus virginiana or P. echinata), especially slopes or bluffs with abundant heaths, often including Kalmia latifolia and/or Rhododendron maximum

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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