OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

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) 145-01-002:
Chimaphila umbellata   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Prince's-pine, Pipsissewa


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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) 145-01-002:
Chimaphila umbellata   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

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Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in forests and woodlands, mostly rather xeric and acid, per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink/Whitish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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