Feb. 25, 2019

roundleaf pyrola, Pyrola americana

This pyrola has leafless spikes of flowers maybe a foot tall. Each flower is about a quarter inch. The Ojibwa used it as a good luck medicine. Should have used some day before yesterday before I got up on that stool! Roundleaf grows in CT, DE, IL, IN(R), KY(X), MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, TN(E), VA, VT, WI, WV, MB, NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, QC, and on SPM. Ontonagon Co MI, 7/12/11.