Calflora
Taxon  Report   5669    
Moneses uniflora  (L.) A. Gray
Oneflower wintergreen,  Single delight, Woodnymph
Moneses uniflora
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Moneses uniflora
© 2008 Matt Below
Moneses uniflora
© 2004 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Moneses uniflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Moneses uniflora
© 2015 Dana York
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Moneses
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Moneses uniflora ssp. reticulata
PLANTS: Moneses uniflora var. reticulata
PLANTS: Pyrola uniflora
More information about  Moneses uniflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MOUN2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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