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North Woods Naturalist: Indian Pipe

Indian Pipe. Photo by Sherlock Holmes via Flickr and Creative Commons (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0)
Indian Pipe. Photo by Sherlock Holmes via Flickr and Creative Commons (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0)

Monotropa uniflora, known to many as Indian Pipe or Ghost Plant is a perennial wildflower found throughout the United States.  However, according to the U.S. Forest Service, it's not a commonly encountered wildflower.

There have been some sightings of this white wildflower in our area recently.  WTIP's CJ Heithoffs talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about Indian Pipes in this edition of North Woods Naturalist.

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