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Pyrola americana

Pyrola americana Sweet

Pyrola asarifolia Michx. ssp. americana (Sweet) Krísa

Pyrola obovata Bertol.

Pyrola rotundifolia auct. non L. p.p.

Pyrola rotundifolia L. ssp. americana (Sweet) R.T. Clausen

Pyrola rotundifolia L. var. americana (Sweet) Fernald

Pyrola rotundifolia L. var. rotundifolia

Rounded Shinleaf

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyPyrolaceaeIncludes at least Chimaphila, Moneses, Orthilia, and Pyrola, and sometimes several genera usually placed in the family Monotropaceae
GenusPyrolaPear-like, from the Latin diminutive of Pyrus, meaning “pear,” for the pear-like leaf shape, and a genus commonly called shinleaf or wintergreen
Speciesamericana“Of or from America”

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Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

7/2/2017 · Wildlife Pond, Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Hollis, NH
≈ 3½ × 3½" (9.8 × 9.2 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

7/2/2017 · Wildlife Pond, Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Hollis, NH
≈ 2½ × 4" (7.3 × 11 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/30/2015 · Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Hollis, NH
≈ 7 × 8" (18 × 21 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/14/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, MA
≈ 6 × 10" (16 × 25 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

7/15/2012 · Fort Point State Park, Stockton Springs, ME
≈ 6 × 9" (14 × 22 cm) ID is uncertain

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

7/15/2012 · Fort Point State Park, Stockton Springs, ME
≈ 15 × 10" (39 × 26 cm) ID is uncertain

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/14/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, MA
≈ 6 × 9" (15 × 22 cm)

Pyrola americana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 7 Oct 2016.

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Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/30/2015 · Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Hollis, NH
≈ 7 × 8" (16 × 19 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

7/5/2015 · Jeff Smith Trail, Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Hollis, NH
≈ 12 × 10" (29 × 25 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/30/2015 · Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Hollis, NH
≈ 6 × 6" (15 × 15 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/26/2015 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, Groton, MA
≈ 6 × 6" (14 × 15 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/14/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, MA
≈ 9 × 10" (23 × 26 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/26/2015 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, Groton, MA
≈ 5 × 6" (13 × 15 cm)

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/12/2016 · Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Worcester Road Trail

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/12/2016 · Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Worcester Road Trail

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

7/15/2012 · Fort Point State Park, Stockton Springs, ME
≈ 15 × 10" (39 × 26 cm) ID is uncertain

Pyrola americana (Rounded Shinleaf)

6/30/2015 · Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Hollis, NH
≈ 6 × 9" (16 × 23 cm)

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