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Pinesap (Monotropa hypopithys), a non-photosyntesizing parasitic herbaceous wildflower. A myco-heterotroph, obtaining food by parasatizing mycorrhizal fungi that live in a symbiotic relationship with plant roots. Found in acidic soils of conifer and oak woods. Formerly classified in the Indian Pipe Family. Hocking County, Ohio, USA.
Pinesap (Monotropa hypopithys), a non-photosyntesizing parasitic herbaceous wildflower. A myco-heterotroph, obtaining food by parasatizing mycorrhizal fungi that live in a symbiotic relationship with plant roots. Found in acidic soils of conifer and oak woods. Formerly classified in the Indian Pipe Family. Hocking County, Ohio, USA.
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