Monotropa uniflora ghost plant Indian Pipe 20 spores
Spores from Monotropa uniflora ghost plant or Indian Pipe really a flowering plant in the blueberry family. It can actually grow in dark environments because it is not dependent on light for photosynthesis. Grows 6 to 8 inches tall. Its a plant with a solitary nodding flower that pushes through the soil with its crooked flower already formed. Usually several stems arise from an underground crown. The single five petal flower is to an inch long. Flowers appear in late summer and fall following a soaking rain. Grown in zones 3 to 7. VERY TINY SPORE-LIKE SEEDS AND IS NOT EASY TO GERMINATE THE SEEDS – NEEDS PATIENCE.