Steve And Muffin’s Wildflowers #38.

Hi everyone on this Tuesday morning! Here we are with one of my favorite summer wildflowers to find, the “Indian Pipe”. This wildflower produces no chlorophyll and is usually found in pure white, but can also be found in pink as in the picture above. Finding the pink around here is a real joy since I have only seen it in 2 different places, but I have found the white ones in many places. They prefer very shady locations, usually under pine trees, in moist rich soil. They quickly turn black in the dry air. They are a native wildflower and blooms from June to September. They grow from 4 to 10 inches (10 to 25cm) tall and the flowers can be from 1/2 to 1 inch (12mm to 25mm) long. They are definitely a fun and unique wildflower to find. They can be found across Canada and most of the US. Have a wonderful day and God bless!

Steve and Muffin.

Β©2021 Steve McLeod.

32 Comments on “Steve And Muffin’s Wildflowers #38.

  1. hrehrummmm πŸ™„ did you said Indian pipe πŸ€£πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚ nice flower πŸ˜‰ with a strange name ☺️

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    • They really are beautiful and look like a fantasy flower, something that just isn’t real and yet is real. I love finding these and the pure white ones.πŸ˜πŸ˜ΊπŸ“·

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      • How lucky you are Sir Steve to have such immense beauty around you 😍😊🌺
        At first sight I literally thought that these were fairy dollsπŸ§šβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜Š
        God is beautiful and He loves beauty ❀

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      • Yes, there is much beauty all around here. Even though this is a land with long harsh winters, the summers are filled with incredible beauty that God has made. These flowers truly don’t seem real, even when seen in person. You are so right with that last statement, “God is beautiful and He loves beauty”.πŸ™‚πŸ˜ΊπŸŒΊπŸŒΌπŸ˜»πŸ˜»

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      • Beauty can find its way from even nowhere πŸ˜πŸ€πŸŒΊπŸ
        Stay blessed Sir Steve. May the beauty around you keep writing the stories of joy in your life 😊🍁

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      • So beautiful Saba, thank you so very much! Your encouragement is always such a blessing to me, and Muffin.πŸ˜€πŸ˜ΊπŸ˜»πŸ˜»πŸ˜½πŸ˜½πŸπŸŒΌπŸŒ±

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  2. This is an amazing flower! Thanks for sharing this flower with us, Steve, I wish they grew here! πŸ˜πŸ“·

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    • They are such a beauty and unique flower, I always enjoy locating them. Yes, Colorado is one of 6 states where these don’t grow.πŸ˜€πŸ˜ΊπŸŒžπŸ“·

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      • Yes they are! It would be wonderful to see it up close. I guess it is too dry here, too bad. Oh well, visiting Canada is still on my bucket list. I will look for that flower! πŸ˜€πŸŒžπŸ“·

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    • Hi Lillian! So nice to hear from you again! I am doing okay, have good days and bad days with health. I hope all is going well with you too!πŸ˜€πŸ˜ΊπŸ˜»πŸŒžβ˜•β˜•


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