October 2021 Plant of the Month Monotropa uniflora L.; Indian pipe, Ghost pipe, or ghost plant The October Plant of the Month is a native, forest perennial classified in the family Monotropaceae. Indian pipe grows throughout the native forests of New Jersey, and has a record in every county. The species is distributed throughout North America, Central America, and eastern Asia. Fernald (1950) cites its habitat as woodland humus. That is an apt description captured by this … [Read more...] about Plant of the Month
October 2021 - Guess That Plant
This is the FNJP's 127th edition of Guess that Plant!
The October Guess that Plant fis a photo taken under a stereoscpe. The photo captures caryopsis characters needed to identify this grass Think you know this plant? If so, send your answer for this month's Guess that Plant.
Persicaria lapathifolium (L) Delarbre; Pale or Nodding Knotweed
The September Guess that Plant is an facultative native wetland annual common … [Read more...] about Guess This Plant
Guess This Plant