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AKA: Striped Wintergeen; Prince's Pine; pipsissewa
Plant Type: Forb
Life Cycle: Perennial
Domestication Type: Wild
Habitat: Shady wooded areas.
Flower Color: white
Number of Petals: 5
Description: A small evergreen plant plant growing in woods and shady areas. It can be easy to miss but it is very interesting to look at. It does not appear to be food for any animals or insects. Notice that it is neither spotted, nor it is related to the plant called Wintergreen.
Utilitarian Uses: As an evergreen plant, it may be useful as a bow drill socket lubricant.
Other Notes: The genus name is from the greek cheima ("winter") and philein ("to love")