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Chimaphila umbellata ssp. cisatlantica

Chimaphila umbellata (L.) W.P.C. Barton ssp. cisatlantica (S.F. Blake) Hultén

Pipsissewa, Common Wintergreen, Prince's-pine

Pyrolaceae (Shinleaf Family)

Synonym(s): Chimaphila corymbosa, Chimaphila umbellata var. cisatlantica


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Flower: Sepals 5

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Violet
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SD , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC , SK
Native Habitat: Dry woods and roadsides with thin sandy acidic soil.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist


Bibref 402 - Newcomb's Wildflower Guide (1989) Newcomb, L.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Chimaphila umbellata ssp. cisatlantica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chimaphila umbellata ssp. cisatlantica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chimaphila umbellata ssp. cisatlantica


Record Modified: 2011-08-04
Research By: TWC Staff

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