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Chimaphila maculata

Common Name(s):
Spotted wintergreen, Striped wintergreen
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Early to late summer
Foliage:
0.75-2.75 in., lanceolate leaves striped with white along the mid vein; broadest toward the base; sharp, widely spaced teeth
Flower:
Nodding, fragrant, waxy, white or pinkish flowers in small clusters at the end of the stem; five petals
Site:
Dry woods
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2519

Chimaphila maculata Chimaphila maculata