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Related to snow plant: Sarcodes
A fleshy saprophytic plant (Sarcodes sanguinea) in the heath family, native to western North America, having a scaly reddish stalk and scarlet flowers and typically emerging early in the spring.
(Plants) a saprophytic plant, Sarcodes sanguinea, of mountain pine forests of W North America, having a fleshy scaly reddish stalk, no leaves, and pendulous scarlet flowers that are often produced before the snow melts: family Monotropaceae
a leafless parasitic plant, Sarcodes sanguinea, of the wintergreen family, common in the Sierra Nevada in California and having a red flower spike and a thickly scaled stem.
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|Noun||1.||snow plant - a fleshy bright red saprophytic plant of the mountains of western North America that appears in early spring while snow is on the ground|