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Spotted Wintergreen (Chimaphila maculata)

Image ID: 2011/gtwn112

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Other common names: Pince's Pine, Striped Wintergreen
Family: Pyrolaceae (Wintergreen)
Height: 0.25 to 0.75 ft.
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.657 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Date:  7/3/2011
Notes: Distinctive variegated leaf.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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