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Family = Ericaceae, Genus = Allotropa, Species = virgata, including synonyms,

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Allotropa virgata   (sugarstick, candystick)  
(= Allotropa virgata in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Myco-heterotrophic herbs with simple, fleshy stems 1-4 dm. tall and 5-10 mm. thick, white- and pink-striped.
Distribution: Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California.
Habitat: Deep humus of coniferous forests at low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Native



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