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    • American Wintergreen
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    • Gaultheria procumbens
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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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phelps

Date

November 26, 2016 01:58 PM EST

Description

It has an arrangement of 5 smooth leaves with a waxy/shiny appearance. Though it's mostly turned red, it still maintains its green coloring.

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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evan-was-here

Date

November 13, 2016 03:17 AM EST

Description

American winter green (Gaultheria procumbens) is a small plant commonly found on the forest floor. Its leaves are thick, shiny, dark green with slight serration. It forms small red berries after flowering.

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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wyatt_parra

Date

November 26, 2016 12:05 PM EST

Description

Has 5 dark green leaves, with jagged edges

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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evan-was-here

Date

November 9, 2016 03:01 AM EST

Description

American winter green (Gaultheria procumbens) is a small plant commonly found on the forest floor. Its leaves are thick, shiny, dark green with slight serration. It forms small red berries after flowering.

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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ctracey

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November 27, 2016 01:28 PM EST

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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wyatt_parra

Date

December 1, 2016 03:14 PM EST

Description

Has small rounded leaves at base

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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flosi

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November 25, 2016 10:15 AM EST

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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peggyo

Date

October 12, 2016 03:53 PM EDT

Description

Taken on the Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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gaudettelaura

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November 23, 2016 01:25 PM EST

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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gaudettelaura

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November 22, 2016 01:36 PM EST

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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frankc

Date

June 25, 2016 07:32 AM EDT

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American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

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crystal16

Date

November 22, 2016 03:10 PM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

Gaultheria procumbens (eastern teaberry, checkerberry, boxberry, or American wintergreen) is a species of Gaultheria native to northeastern North America from Newfoundland west to southeastern Manitoba, and south to Alabama. It is a member of the Ericaceae (heath family).

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