Calflora
Taxon  Report   6959    
Pyrola chlorantha  Sw.
Green flowered wintergreen,  Greenflowered wintergreen
Pyrola chlorantha
© 2013 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pyrola chlorantha
© 2013 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Pyrola chlorantha, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2A (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Pyrola chlorantha
© 2012 RT Hawke
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Pyrola

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pyrola chlorantha var. convoluta
PLANTS: Pyrola chlorantha var. paucifolia
PLANTS: Pyrola chlorantha var. revoluta
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More information about  Pyrola chlorantha
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (PYCH)

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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