Monotropsis odorata Schwein.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Species Description - Stems 5–12 cm; fls pinkish, 1 cm, with the odor of violets, nearly equaled by the ovate bracts, the pedicel often with 2 or 3 bracteoles; sep lanceolate; cor rather fleshy, persistent, its lobes ovate-oblong, shorter than the tube. Dry woods; Del. and Md. to Ky., s. to S.C. and Ala. Feb.–Apr.