All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Pinedrops</b><br><i>Pterospora andromedea</i></br><br>June 30, 2012</br>
Pterospora andromedea
June 30, 2012
This unusual plant is a saprophyte, it contains no chlorophyll so it must get its nutrients from decaying plant material in the soil. I found it growing in the woods along the trail to Lower Yosemite Falls.