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Spotted Wintergreen

Chimaphila maculata

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Description:

Low plant with a smooth, evergreen stem. Leaves taper to a point and are sparsely toothed. Flowers are white to light pink with a green center and appear in early summer. Fruits mature from mid summer to early fall.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Striped Prince's Pine
Plant Family:Pyrolaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:Late June to mid July
Fruit Timing:July to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Shade
Light Range:Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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