Prince's Pine - Chimaphila umbellata
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Stems to 30 cm, greenish, occasionally branched. Leaves widest above their midlength, dark green, glossy, apex rounded to weakly pointed. Flowers 3 to several, pedicel with a persistent linear bract; sepals oval; petals pinkish; anthers yellow. Capsule ca. 6 mm broad (Stickney in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Widespread in temperate and boreal regions of North America, Eurasia, and Japan; Chimaphila umbellata grows from Alaska east to Maine and Newfoundland, south to Guatemala and Georgia, with isolated populations occurring in the mountains of Mexico and Guatemala and on the island of Hispaniola.
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.