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Orthilia secunda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Pyroloideae
Genus: Orthilia
Species: O. secunda
Binomial name
Orthilia secunda
(L.) House

Pyrola secunda

Orthilia secunda is a flowering plant of the genus Orthilia in the family Ericaceae. It is the only member of the genus.[1][2][3] Its common names are sidebells wintergreen,[1] one-sided-wintergreen and serrated-wintergreen,[2] and it was previously part of genus Pyrola, the wintergreens.

The plant has a circumboreal distribution, growing throughout much of the northern Northern Hemisphere.


  1. ^ a b "Orthilia secunda L.". PLANTS Profile. United States Department of Agriculture; Natural Resources Conservation Service. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Orthilia secunda L.". GRIN Taxonomy for Plants. Germplasm Resources Information Network. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  3. ^ Pojar, Jim; Andy MacKinnon (1994). Plants of the Pacific Northwest. Lone Pine Publishing. p. 70. ISBN 1-55105-042-0. 

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