Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


947

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in a wide variety of forests, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White/Pale pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Sepals absent, apparently
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY Monotropaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 145-03-001:
Monotropa uniflora   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Indian Pipes, Ghost Flower