Western Tea-Berry, Oregon Wintergreen

This is a genus of 170 to 180 species of shrubs which are native to Asia, North America, South America and Australia. Although given a slightly different spelling, the genus is named for Dr. Hugues Jean Gaultier (1708-1756), a French-Canadian naturalist

 

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Gaultheria procumbens Wintergreen
   
   
   
   

 

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