Taxon  Report   5988    
Orthilia secunda  (L.) House
One sided wintergreen,   Sidebells wintergreen
Orthilia secunda, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Ericaceae  
Genus: Orthilia

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSOrthilia secunda ssp. obtusata
PLANTSOrthilia secunda var. obtusata
PLANTSPyrola secunda ssp. obtusata
PLANTSPyrola secunda var. obtusata
JEF + PLANTSPyrola secunda
More information about  Orthilia secunda

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 05/17/2022).