Taxon  Report   6961 
Pyrola picta  Sm.
White veined shinleaf,  White veined wintergreen, Whitevein shinleaf, Wintergreen
Pyrola picta
© 2011 Barry Rice
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Pyrola picta
© 2011 Barry Rice
Pyrola picta
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Pyrola picta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Pyrola picta
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Genus: Pyrola
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Redwood Forest
Habitat: slopes
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Pyrola aphylla var. leptosepala
PLANTS: Pyrola septentrionalis
PLANTS: Pyrola picta var. dentata
PLANTS: Pyrola picta ssp. pallida
PLANTS: Pyrola picta ssp. integra
PLANTS: Pyrola picta ssp. dentata
PLANTS: Pyrola paradoxa
PLANTS: Pyrola pallida
PLANTS: Pyrola dentata var. integra
ICPN + PLANTS: Pyrola dentata var. apophylla
PLANTS: Pyrola conardiana
PLANTS: Pyrola blanda
PLANTS: Pyrola aphylla var. paucifolia
PLANTS: Pyrola sparsifolia
More information about  Pyrola picta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jul 23, 2018).

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