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Common Name: Wintergreen, Teaberry
Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Gaultheria procumbens FAMILY: Ericaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaultheria procumbens FAMILY: Ericaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gaultheria procumbens 145-16-001 FAMILY: Ericaceae
Habitat: Heath balds, woodlands, and openings, usually acidic and xeric
Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in NC Piedmont & NC Coastal Plain (rare in GA & SC)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common Name: Creeping Snowberry, Moxie
Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Gaultheria hispidula FAMILY: Ericaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaultheria hispidula FAMILY: Ericaceae
Habitat: Spruce-fir forests, northern hardwoods forests, bogs at high elevations
Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia
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