Indian Pipe

Indian Pipe

Indian Pipe is a parasitic plant that generally grows near pine. It is perfectly white, lacking the chlorophyll that creates the green in most plants. It turns black and dies as fall approaches.
on Sep 1, 2006 12:00 pm
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nartreb - Sep 7, 2006 4:18 pm - Voted 10/10

very nice shot

It's not easy to get the right exposure for these.


jwproulx - Mar 26, 2007 8:48 pm - Voted 10/10


I recall finding these plants in the woods of eastern Massachusetts. They are a kind of symbol to me of the what makes the woods of New England so interesting. There are so many surprising things to find there if you take the time to look.

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