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SERRATED WINTERGREEN Orthilia secunda (Pyrolaceae) Height to 15cm. Low-growing perennial of open, mature pine forests and mountains. FLOWERS are 5-6mm across and greenish white; pendent, short-stalked and borne on 1-sided stalks (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are oval, toothed and pale green. STATUS-Local and scarce, from N England northwards but least so in the Scottish Highlands.
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SERRATED WINTERGREEN Orthilia secunda (Pyrolaceae) Height to 15cm. Low-growing perennial of open, mature pine forests and mountains. FLOWERS are 5-6mm across and greenish white; pendent, short-stalked and borne on 1-sided stalks (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are oval, toothed and pale green. STATUS-Local and scarce, from N England northwards but least so in the Scottish Highlands.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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