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Gaultheria  ovatifolia A.Gray   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaultheria  ovatifolia A.Gray 
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.British ColumbiaCaliforniaIdahoMontanaOregonWashington
bogs, marshes
Altitude300-1600m
Description leaves oval, at base rounded, coriaceous, bright dark green, denticulate, flowers solitary, axillary, urceolate, berry compressed, scarlet
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite, pinkish
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca-
Typeprocumbent shrub
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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