Taxon  Report   5681 
Monotropa uniflora  L.
Indian pipe,  Indianpipe
Monotropa uniflora
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Monotropa uniflora
© 2005 George Rembert
Monotropa uniflora
© 2006 Matt Below
Monotropa uniflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb (mycoparasitic) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Monotropa uniflora
© 2005 George Rembert
Family: ERICACEAE   (PLANTS: MONOTROPACEAE)
Genus: Monotropa
Communities:
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Monotropa brittonii
More information about  Monotropa uniflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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USDA PLANTS Profile (MOUN3)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 30, 2016).

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