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Chimaphila maculata


This fairly common subshrub of the forest floor blooms in early summer. The evergreen leaves have a white stripe along the central vein, giving it one of its common names, Striped Wintergreen.


dry woods, sandy soil


There are two kinds of pipsissewa. One is all green leaves. We have primarily the striped variety, but occasionally you will find a patch of all green pipsissewa.

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Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Oct 3, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012

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