Taxon  Report   6959    
Pyrola chlorantha  Sw.
Green flowered wintergreen,  Greenflowered wintergreen
Pyrola chlorantha
© 2013 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Pyrola chlorantha
© 2013 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Pyrola chlorantha, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2A (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Pyrola chlorantha
© 2012 RT Hawke
Genus: Pyrola

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pyrola chlorantha var. convoluta
PLANTS: Pyrola chlorantha var. paucifolia
PLANTS: Pyrola chlorantha var. revoluta
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More information about  Pyrola chlorantha
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

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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 16, 2019).