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Epifagus virginiana

Epifagus virginiana (L.) W.P.C. Barton

Beechdrops

Orobanchaceae (Broom-Rape Family)

USDA Symbol: EPVI2



Epifagus virginiana (Beechdrops) #64197

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Graham
State: NC
Location Notes: Nantahala National Forest. Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness. Haoe Mountain.
Accession date: 2018-11-20
Filename: A_C_IMG6273.JPG
Slide Index: 2842066800_24927cdaa6_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: Close-up of a flower in a raceme. Photographer's note: "This is the male flower of beechdrops. The plant is parasitic on the roots of beech trees (Fagus grandifolia). The plants lack chlorophyll. There seemed to be some variability in color between different colonies. This plant was growing over 5,000 feet."
Date Taken: 2008-09-07
NPIN Image Id: 64197

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: JAM
Date: 2018-11-20

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