Calflora
Taxon  Report   6960    
Pyrola minor  L.
English wintergreen,  Lesser wintergreen, Snowline wintergreen
Pyrola minor, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is 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: Pyrola

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Braxilia minor
PLANTS: Erxlebenia minor
PLANTS: Pyrola minor var. parviflora
More information about  Pyrola minor
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PYMI)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 14, 2020).