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Collection Details

Species: Gaultheria procumbens

Ericaceae Gaultheria procumbens
Peter W. Fritsch 2245

Collection Date: 23 June 2016
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Wisconsin

Subregion: Manitowoc County

Locality Description: Point Beach State Forest, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, along the trail N of the parking area (which is 4412'42.5'N, 8730'56.69'W just W of Co. Road O and due W from the Visitor Center and lighthouse), 181 m elevation.

DD Latitude: -87.5157

DD Longitude: 44.2118

Min. Elevation: 181 m


Habitat Summary: Common in partial shade on both sides of the trail in upland sandy soil.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Erect evergreen shrublets from underground rhizomes, often in moss. Leaves with wintergreen odor when crushed. In young flower bud.