Gaultheria procumbens

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Related to Gaultheria procumbens: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
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Synonyms for Gaultheria procumbens

creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil

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Make the most of winter foliage by planting up hanging baskets with Mexican orange blossom (Choisya ternata Sundance), with its bright yellow leaves, contrasting with the dark foliage of Gaultheria procumbens.
Ask for Wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, and most garden centres will not be able to help you.
With a dwarf, rounded habit, Gaultheria procumbens - or the Partridge Berry, as it is commonly known - makes the perfect container specimen.
This plant's evergreen foliage closely resembles common wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens), so flowering wintergreen is another familiar name.
Ground covers (all perennial) Carpet Bugle (Ajuga reptans) Kennickinnick (Arctostaphylos uni-ursa) Irish moss (Arenaria verna) Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis) Blue fescue (Fastuva ovina glauca) Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) Salal (Gaultheria shallon) Lydia broom (Genista lydia) Pachysandra (Pachysandra terminalis) -- Shaded areas only.
Hardwoods dominate Type 5, with an overstory of Quercus coccinea above an ericaceous shrub layer of Gaylussacia baccata, Kalmia angustifolia, Gaultheria procumbens, and Vaccinium species.
In the unburned forest, living ground cover averaged 13.7% and consisted of blueberry (Vaccinium spp.), mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia), wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) and mosses.