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Striped Wintergreen
Chimaphila maculata

Striped Wintergreen (Chimaphila maculata) Other common names: Mottled Pipsissewa, Spotted Wintergreen, Striped Prince's Pine

French names: Chimaphille maculée

Family: Heath Family (Ericaceae), (Pyrola Family (Pyrolaceae))

Distinctive features: Sub-Shrub

Similar species:
  •   Pipsissewa (Chimaphila umbellata) - Leaves not striped.

  •   Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) - Leaves not striped, and roundish.

Books: Shrubs of Ontario: 362    Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 284   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: maculata: spotted

For more information visit: Ontario Wildflowers

Photographs: 44 photographs available, of which 1 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Striped Wintergreen (Chimaphila maculata)

This is the only photo I have of this plant. Notice the single stripe down the middle of the leaves.

Range map for Striped Wintergreen (Chimaphila maculata)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

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