Pinesaps

a photo of a pinesap
The pinesap (Hypopitys monotropa) above, and the
pinedrops (Pterospora andromedea) below, are close
relatives that make a living by parasitizing other plants.

Photo courtesy of Leanne Benton

 
a photo of pinedrops
The pinesap (Hypopitys monotropa) above, and the
pinedrops (Pterospora andromedea) below, are close
relatives that make a living by parasitizing other plants.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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