wintergreen family


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Noun1.wintergreen family - evergreen herbs of temperate regions: genera Pyrola, Chimaphila, Moneses, Orthilia
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Ericales, order Ericales - Ericaceae; Clethraceae; Diapensiaceae; Epacridaceae; Lennoaceae; Pyrolaceae; Monotropaceae
genus Pyrola - short-stemmed perennial herbs of cool or temperate regions: wintergreen; shinleaf
genus Orthilia, Orthilia - a shrubby perennial rhizomatous evergreen herb; grows in damp coniferous woodlands in northern temperate regions
Chimaphila, genus Chimaphila - small genus of evergreen herbs with long creeping rootstocks and shining leaves; North America; Europe; east Asia
genus Moneses, Moneses - one species: one-flowered wintergreen; sometimes included in genus Pyrola
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These include plants in the wintergreen family, such as Indian pipe, pinesap, and sweet pinesap.