Parasitic wildflowers are born to be wild

This ghostly character isĀ something you don’t see every day, certainly not in Toronto. With its fleshy, pale appearanceĀ those who see it can mistake it for a mushroom. It isn’t. Instead it’s the chlorophyl-free parasitic plant called variously indian pipe, ghost pipe or ghost plant, and corpse flower (Monotropa uniflora). I came across it while camping […]

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