Taxon  Report   3754    
Gaultheria ovatifolia  A. Gray
Oregon spicy wintergreen,  Western teaberry, Western wintergreen
Gaultheria ovatifolia
© 2013 Chris Wagner
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Gaultheria ovatifolia
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Gaultheria ovatifolia
© 2010 Sangeet Khalsa
Gaultheria ovatifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Gaultheria ovatifolia
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Gaultheria
Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Gaultheria ovatifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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