pinesap (Monotropa hypopitys)

Monotropa hypopitys — called Dutchman’s pipe, false beech-drops, pinesap, or yellow bird’s-nest — is a herbaceous perennial plant, formerly classified in the families Monotropaceae or Pyrolaceae, but now included within the subfamily Monotropoideae of the blueberry family (Ericaceae). It is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, and is scarce or rare in many areas. However, it is still the most widespread member of the subfamily. While cu