Taxon: Gaultheria hispidula (L.) Muhl.

Genus: Gaultheria
Family: Ericaceae
  Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
      Tribe: Gaultherieae
Nomen number: 315288
Place of publication: Cat. pl. Amer. sept. 44. 1813
Name Verified on: 18-Oct-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • creeping-snowberry  (Source: Castanea) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - West Virginia


  • Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:113.
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)


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