Allotropa virgata | sugarstick | barber's pole | devil's wand)
A red and white striped herb, it is the only species in its genus, and is only found in Western North America.
On Savary, they've been seen on the inland dune ecosystem. It is parasitic on fungi that occur in leaf litter beneath conifers.
(Source: Plants of Coastal British Columbia, Pojar & Mackinnon, 1994)
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