ID this forest plant

PaulaZJuly 12, 2014

This was growing near stream in shade at Linn Run State Park. Never saw anything like it

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adidas(6/7)

I'm probably completely off the mark but could it be squaw root (Conopholis americana) ? I've never actually seen it growing though so sorry for shot in dark :)

Here is a link that might be useful: squaw root

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 6:59AM
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wisconsitom

Looks like pine drops, beech drops, or one of those chlorophyl-free plants, but then again, not quite. Hmmm?

+oM

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 8:59AM
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lycopus(z5 NY)

First response was correct, Conopholis americana.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 9:26AM
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PaulaZ

Thank you all.... Squaw Root it is and at my age I am STILL learning!

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 6:12PM
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