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Chimaphila  menziesii (R.Br.) Spreng.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Chimaphila  menziesii (R.Br.) Spreng. 
SynonymsPyrola menziesii R.Br. (basionym)
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.British ColumbiaCaliforniaIdahoMontanaNevadaOregonUtahWashington
thickets and woods
Altitude10-2400m
Description leaves lanceolate, blade 2-6cm, sharply serrate to entire, petiole 5-8mm long, flowers 1-3, petals 5-7mm long
Size5-15cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
division in early spring; cuttings in early and late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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