Taxon  Report   3754 
Gaultheria ovatifolia  A. Gray
Oregon spicy wintergreen,  Western teaberry, Western wintergreen
Gaultheria ovatifolia
© 2013 Chris Wagner
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Gaultheria ovatifolia
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Gaultheria ovatifolia
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Gaultheria ovatifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Gaultheria ovatifolia
© 2010 Sangeet Khalsa
Genus: Gaultheria
Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Gaultheria ovatifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2017).

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