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Pine sap

hypophysis Monotropa


Saprophyte that is fairly common compared to all the other monotropa in the Appalachian mountains Can be whitish yellow, darker yellow orange, or orange and red


Appalachian mountains from Maine down to South Carolina and west to the Smokey mountains in Tennessee


Does not photosynthesize has a symbiotic relationship with fungi that feeds on pines, furs, and beech trees

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North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jun 12, 2013
Submitted on Sep 4, 2013

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