Taxon  Report   1994    
Chimaphila umbellata  (L.) W. P. C. Barton
Blake's prince's pine,  Pipsissewa
Chimaphila umbellata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chimaphila umbellata
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Chimaphila umbellata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Chimaphila umbellata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Chimaphila umbellata
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Chimaphila
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chimaphila umbellata ssp. occidentalis
More information about  Chimaphila umbellata
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


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).