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

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Pyrola picta
© 2017 Elysa DuCharme
Genus: Pyrola
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Redwood Forest

Serpentine affinity: 2; (weak indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pyrola aphylla var. leptosepala
PLANTS: Pyrola septentrionalis
PLANTS: Pyrola picta var. dentata
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More information about  Pyrola picta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).