Gaultheria procumbens


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Noun1.Gaultheria procumbens - creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oilGaultheria procumbens - creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
boxberry, checkerberry, spiceberry, teaberry, wintergreen - spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
oil of wintergreen, wintergreen oil - oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant
Gaultheria, genus Gaultheria - widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs
shrublet - dwarf shrub
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Also, wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) which bears festive red berries, or burgundy-leaved ajuga.
Gaultheria procumbens Red Diamond and Narcissus Tete T a Tete T I LIKE this red and yellow combo which would look quite festive as a window box - and, of course, you could have it indoors on your windowsill as well.
Natural salicylate salts and esters can be extracted from willow bark (Salix alba and Salix nigra), aspen bark (Populus tremuloides), and wintergreen leaves (Gaultheria procumbens).
WITH lovely white summer flowers, and masses of bright red berries in the autumn, Partridge Berry, or gaultheria procumbens, makes the perfect container specimen.
Make the most of winter foliage by planting baskets with Mexican orange blossom choisya ternata Sundance, with its bright yellow leaves, contrasting with the dark foliage of gaultheria procumbens, or wintergreen, which produces bright red winter fruit.