OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Monotropa brittonii   FAMILY Ericaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY Monotropaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Monotropa uniflora

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-03-001?:
Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Monotropa brittonii

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Ghost Pipes, Scrub Ghost-flower


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image of Monotropa brittonii, Southern Ghost Pipes, Scrub Ghost-flower

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_moun3_001_lvd

        


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Monotropa brittonii   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY Monotropaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Monotropa uniflora

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-03-001?:
Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Monotropa brittonii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4490

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon

Habitat: Florida scrub, longleaf pine sandhills, other dry, sandy habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Deep pink to salmon, orangish-yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Sepals absent, apparently (?)
5 petals
10 stamens (8-14?)
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Fall?
Capsule

 

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