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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Pyrola  americana Sweet 
SynonymsPyrola asarifolia ssp. americana (Sweet) Křísa
 Pyrola rotundifolia var. americana (Sweet) Fernald
Territory Western CanadaEastern CanadaNorth-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
thickets and woods
Altitude0-2100m
Description leaves petiolate, ovate to orbiculate, coriaceous, abaxially decurrent, crenate, obtuse or retuse, flowers 5-20, sepals ovate, petals orbiculate, 6-10mm long
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite, pinkish
Bloomspring, early summer
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
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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