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ERICACEAE
Heath Family
Pyrola elliptica  (elliptic shinleaf)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Pyrola: like a pear; elliptica: elliptical, about twice as long as wide
Life Form
Perennial Subshrub
Phenology (Flowering Period)
June-July
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☐ Kent
☐ Sussex

Habitat
Woodlands with productive, rich loamy soils; primarily of the Piedmont, rare in the Coastal Plain
State Status
Rare
Piedmont Status
Rare
Coastal Plain Status
Rare
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
Northern
Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
8
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
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Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
Tuliptree Rich Wood (Piedmont)
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