Chimaphila umbellata (Linnaeus) W.P.C. Barton var. cisatlantica Blake. Phen: May-Jun; Jul-Oct. Hab: Forests and woodlands, mostly rather xeric and acid. Dist: The species is circumboreal, extending south into Central America; var. cisatlantica is widespread in ne. North America, from NS and QC west to MN, south to NC, w. SC, and IN.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = C, F, G, Va, Luteyn et al (1996); = Chimaphila corymbosa – S; = Chimaphila umbellata ssp. cisatlantica – Il, K1, K3, K4; < Chimaphila umbellata – GrPl, Mi, NY, Pa, RAB, W; < Chimaphila umbellata ssp. umbellata – FNA8, Meso4.1, NE