Taxon  Report   6960 
Pyrola minor  L.
English wintergreen,  Lesser wintergreen, Snowline wintergreen
Pyrola minor
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Pyrola minor
© 2009 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Pyrola minor
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Pyrola minor, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Pyrola minor
© 2010 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Genus: Pyrola
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Braxilia minor
PLANTS: Erxlebenia minor
PLANTS: Pyrola minor var. parviflora
More information about  Pyrola minor
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2018).

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