Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Pyrolaceae, Heath? family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pipsissewa, Striped Wintergreen, Spotted Wintergreen
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chimaphila maculata   FAMILY: Ericaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chimaphila maculata   FAMILY: Pyrolaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chimaphila maculata 145-01-001   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Look for it in forests & woodlands, mostly rather xeric & acid

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Prince's-pine, Pipsissewa
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chimaphila umbellata var. cisatlantica   FAMILY: Ericaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chimaphila umbellata ssp. cisatlantica   FAMILY: Pyrolaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chimaphila umbellata 145-01-002   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands, mostly rather xeric and acid

Uncommon

Native to North Carolina

 


drawing of Pyrola americana, Rounded Shinleaf, Roundleaf Pyrola, American Wintergreen need picture of leaf or frond of Pyrola americana, Rounded Shinleaf, Roundleaf Pyrola, American Wintergreen need picture of flower of Pyrola americana, Rounded Shinleaf, Roundleaf Pyrola, American Wintergreen need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Pyrola americana, Rounded Shinleaf, Roundleaf Pyrola, American Wintergreen need picture of fruit of Pyrola americana, Rounded Shinleaf, Roundleaf Pyrola, American Wintergreen
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Common Name: Rounded Shinleaf, Roundleaf Pyrola, American Wintergreen
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Pyrola americana   FAMILY: Ericaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pyrola americana   FAMILY: Pyrolaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pyrola rotundifolia var. americana 145-02-001   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Look for it in xeric to mesic woodlands and forests

Rare in NC

Native to North Carolina

 


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