Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Pyrola elliptica Nutt.
Elliptic Shinleaf
Ericaceae — Heath family
Rare native
Pyrola elliptica
In bud.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Possum Hill
June 2016
Pyrola elliptica
Pyrola elliptica
Lots of plants, very few bloomed. The leaf at top center is Virginia creeper.

Pyrola elliptica
The anthers are inverted; each opens by two pores at the base.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Possum Hill
June 2017

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