Nuffer, Barbara
February 2009
New York State Conservationist;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p16
The article offers information on wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens). The shrub is a member of the heath family, which includes rhododendrons, azaleas, heaths and heathers. A common name in Quebec for wintergreen is petit thé du bois, which means little tea of the woods. The leaves and berries of the plant are used to make tea.


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