what is this?

TobarJune 9, 2013

What is this? Found on the forest floor in South lake tahoe

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My guess is a type root parasitic... I thought maybe Boschniakia, but the flowers don't seem right.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2013 at 8:51AM
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lycopus(z5 NY)

Looks like something in the Monotropaceae, perhaps Sarcodes sanguinea.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2013 at 10:16AM
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This is a closer look.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2013 at 10:30AM
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