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Related to sweet pinesaps: Monotropa uniflora
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.
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(Plants) a fleshy yellowish-red perennial herb of N America (Monotropa hypopitys)
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any of several parasitic or saprophytic plants of the genus Monotropa, as the reddish M. hypopithys, and M. uniflora, the Indian pipe.
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|Noun||1.||pinesap - 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|
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