Chimaphila maculata (L.) Pursh

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Chimaphila maculata (L.) Pursh

  • Description

    Species Description - Flowering branches 1–2 dm tall; lvs 2–7 cm, lanceolate, striped with white along the midvein and to a lesser extent along the primary lateral veins, remotely and sharply toothed, acute to rounded at base, short-petioled; fls (1)2–5 and umbellate, 12–18 mm wide, dilated part of the filaments villous. Dry woods, especially in sandy soil; Me. and N.H. to Mich., s. to S.C., Ga. and Ala. June–Aug., after no. 1 [Chimaphila umbellata (L.) Barton].

  • Common Names

    spotted wintergreen