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Sand Plant - Pholisma arenarium | by docentjoyce
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Sand Plant - Pholisma arenarium

Sand Plant is a parasite. It connects to its host plant through basal fibers. The most amazing aspect of this delicate beauty is that it emerges in full bloom. This tiny plant had a circumference of 3 in. and a height of one inch. It can go several years without blooming.

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Taken on July 24, 2012