pinesap


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Related to pinesap: Monotropa hypopitys

pine·sap

 (pīn′săp′)
n.
A fleshy white or reddish plant (Monotropa hypopitys) in the heath family, growing as a saprophyte or parasite on tree roots and having racemes with a few drooping flowers.

pinesap

(ˈpaɪnˌsæp)
n
(Plants) a fleshy yellowish-red perennial herb of N America (Monotropa hypopitys)

pine•sap

(ˈpaɪnˌsæp)

n.
any of several parasitic or saprophytic plants of the genus Monotropa, as the reddish M. hypopithys, and M. uniflora, the Indian pipe.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinesap - fleshy tawny or reddish saprophytic herb resembling the Indian pipe and growing in woodland humus of eastern North Americapinesap - fleshy tawny or reddish saprophytic herb resembling the Indian pipe and growing in woodland humus of eastern North America; in some classifications placed in a separate genus Hypopitys
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Monotropa, Monotropa - leafless fleshy saprophytic plants; in some classifications placed in the family Pyrolaceae
Translations
Fichtenspargel
mäntykukka
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When it was finished I had pinesap all over my clothes and hands, sawdust in my hair and several cuts on my fingers.
These include plants in the wintergreen family, such as Indian pipe, pinesap, and sweet pinesap.
Even pinesap and pine needles can cause health problems.