Checkerberry
Gaultheria procumbens L.Ericaceae

common name synonyms: Creeping Wintergreen, Mountain-tea, Teaberry, Wintergreen

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Dilleniidae

order: Ericales

growth form: shrub, subshrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: naturalized

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Britain

native range: North America

notes: a garden escape established in a pinewood in Westerness, in a woodland behind a plant nursery in W. Kent and extensively spreading in a cemetery in Surrey

invasiveness notes: naturalized




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth