Cancer-root.

Epifagus virginiana. Broom-rape Family. Aug. - Oct.

Found usually under beech trees. New Brunswick to Ontario, Wisconsin, and southward.

Flowers

Light yellow or brownish, purple-striped, scattered along the branches.

Leaves

None. Plant stem brownish or reddish tinged, arising from brittle, fibrous roots, 6 - 20 inches high.

Beechdrops.

Beechdrops.