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Hemitomes congestum

Hemitomes congestum A. Gray

Coneplant, Gnome Plant

Monotropaceae (Indian Pipe Family)

Synonym(s): Newberrya congesta

USDA Symbol: HECO6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 inches tall.
Leaf: No leaves.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Heterotrophic, found in mixed-deciduous or coniferous forests.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hemitomes congestum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hemitomes congestum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hemitomes congestum


Record Modified: 2020-02-12
Research By: CBR

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