Pyrola asarifolia ssp. asarifolia

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Scientific Name Pyrola asarifolia ssp. asarifolia USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Bog Wintergreen ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Ericaceae (Heath) formerly Pyrolaceae SEINet
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Description Montane and subalpine life zones, wet areas; slender, erect perennial to 16 inches tall; basal round or oval-shaped leaves to 3-1/2 inches long, long stalks, thick, leathery, bright green on top, brownish beneath; nodding pink flowers along a stalk (raceme), 5 round petals. Descr. excerpt from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel Colorado Status

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