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Green Flowers ( Basal Leaves Only )
Wintergreen Family (Pyrolaceae)

One-sided Wintergreen
Pyrola secunda

Season: Summer
Habitat:
 Montane Coniferous Forests
Height:
 Up to 20 cm

Description: This often missed flower has basal, finely toothed, almost oval, evergreen leaves. A single green stem rises from the leaves and terminates in a spike of small, green flowers all oriented along one side of the stem. The flowers look like a tiny urn, or bell with a thick stigma (the receptacle for pollen on the flower) sticking out of the down-turned opening of the flower.

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