Latin name: Pyrola picta Smith
  Pronunciation: py-ROE-la PIK-ta

  Common name: White-veined wintergreen
  Family: Ericaceae (Heath)
  Habitat: Mostly yellow pine forest to about 8000',
  in humus, mountains from San Diego Co. north

  Blooming period: June to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Pyrola
  2) picta
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