stripped wintergreen - chimaphila maculata native plants of usa

Striped Wintergreen – Chimaphila maculata

The Spotted Wintergreen Chimaphila maculata (“Pipsissewa” in native language) is a small, perennial, rhizomatous evergreen herb native to eastern North America and Central America. Even thought they contain chlorophyll and are capable to make photosynthesis, they are partially saprophytes. Family: Ericaceae Leaves: Dark green-white, 2-7cm, opposite, lanceolate, dentant Height: 7-25cm Flowers: 4-5 petals, white/pinkish/cooper, nearly round, umbel, Blooming: Summer (July-Aug) […]

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