Pyrola chlorantha Sw.
Common Name: SHINLEAF
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Pyrola chlorantha B. S. Slaughter

Moist to rather dry coniferous or mixed forests, often in moss or litter of conifer needles.

The leaf blades are only rarely as long as 3–4 cm, whereas they are longer in P. elliptica and, often, in P. americana and P. asarifolia. The bracts in the raceme may overlap in size those of P. elliptica, P. americana, and P. asarifolia, but they tend to be more often minutely toothed or papillose on the margins and to be partly adnate to the pedicels.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Benzie County
Charlevoix County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Iron County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
    Including Fox Islands
    Including Manitou Islands
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Missaukee County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Oceana County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Oscoda County
Otsego County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Saginaw County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 12, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1227.