Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Wintergreen

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Gaultheria procumbens

Flower Description:

Nodding white bell shaped flowers appear in June or July and yield bright red berries.

FamilyHeath
Season BloomJune-July
HabitatA creeping, woody, evergreen groundcover. That prefers acidic, moist soil in full to part shade.
CyclePerennial
Height3-6 "
Leaf DescriptionElliptic or oblong dark green evergreen leaves are about 2 inches long.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade
LocationWoodland