A pretty little shrub, growing in mountain woods, a few inches high, with woody stems, spreading on the ground, and glossy foliage, almost hiding the flowers. The twigs are fuzzy and the leaves are dark rich-green, the small flowers white and the berries red.

Western Winterqreen Gaultheria ovatifolia

Western Winterqreen-Gaultheria ovatifolia. HEATH FAMILY. Ericaceae.