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South Florida (near Everglades) it’s about 2 years old.
I've seen these around Puerto Vallarta Mx a lot.
eyeing a neighbors plant. what it’s name? Zone 10b
A great tree at my kids school. Can anyone identify?
What is this alien looking thing???? In Quebec, Canada
Flat, irregular oval-shaped... Seed? Bulb? SE Louisiana.
[Wellington, New Zealand] What’s this plant?
pretty tree on an autumn walk
These guys are super cool! Ghosty and beautiful. They are a crazy class of plant called mycoheterotrophs - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myco-heterotrophy?wprov=sfla1 - It's like meta-parisitism: They tap into the symbiotic mycorhizzal network and draw food from other plants via fungi. Nature is wild! Good find!
Thank you for posting this! I saw something like these in the woods of New York last week and wanted to figure out what they were!
They have flowers, stems, leaves, but no chlorophyll. Wonderful to see them when you do. There are a few other types that are similar in the SE Appalachians.