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: Appalachian Red Pinesap, Hairy 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: 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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"It is curious that the news media have drawn our attention to the loss of tropical forests yet have been silent when it comes to how we have devastated our own forests here in the temperate zone." — Douglas W. Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home