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spotted wintergreen

noun
1.
an evergreen plant, Chimaphila maculata, of central North America, having leaves with mottled-white veins and white, fragrant flowers.
Also called rheumatism-root.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism
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  • spotted wintergreen tends to inhabit mixed woods with full to partial canopy on slight slopes.

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