Orthilia secunda

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Scientific Name Orthilia secunda USDA PLANTS Symbol
ORSE
Common Name One-sided Wintergreen, Sidebells Wintergreen ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
504066
Family Ericaceae (Heath) formerly Pyrolaceae SEINet Reference
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane and subalpine. Shady spots, near streams, in forests.
Plant: Short, erect perennial less than 8 inches tall.
Leaves: Deep-green, somewhat leathery, ovate to round, small teeth on edges.
Inflorescence: Small 1/4-inch long greenish-white flowers nodding on one-side of the stem.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel.
Colorado Status
Native



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