Native & Naturalized Plants 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, Ghost Pipes
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) 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

 

Look for it in a wide variety of forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Monotropa brittonii, Scrub Ghost-flower need picture of leaf or frond of Monotropa brittonii, Scrub Ghost-flower need picture of flower of Monotropa brittonii, Scrub Ghost-flower need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Monotropa brittonii, Scrub Ghost-flower need picture of fruit of Monotropa brittonii, Scrub Ghost-flower
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Common Name: Scrub Ghost-flower
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) 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

 

Look for it in Florida scrub, other dry, sandy habitats

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Pinesap, Appalachian Red Pinesap
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) 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

 

Look for it in acid forests

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Pinesap
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) 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

 

Look for it in 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: (11/30/12) Monotropsis odorata   FAMILY: Ericaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Monotropsis odorata   FAMILY: Monotropaceae
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Monotropsis odorata + 145-04-001   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Look for it in dry to mesic upland woods under oaks and/or pines (Pinus virginiana or P. echinata), esp slopes or bluffs with abundant heaths, often including Kalmia latifolia and/or Rhododendron maximum

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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"One steps with more care in the wild when the inhabitants of the forest are known just as one feels and behaves differently among friends as opposed to strangers." — Daniel Reed