flowering wintergreen


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flowering wintergreen common trailing perennial milkwort of eastern North America having leaves like wintergreen and usually rosy-purple flowers with winged sepals
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Flowering wintergreen a low plant (Polygala paucifolia) with leaves somewhat like those of the wintergreen (Gaultheria), and bearing a few showy, rose-purple blossoms.
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In literature:

The Wintergreen flowers are not unlike Lily-of-the-Valley.
"Flowers Shown to the Children" by C. E. Smith