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A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Checklist » Ericaceae » Moneses uniflora

Moneses uniflora (L.) Gray [FNA8, IFBC]
Ericaceae
single-delight

Origin: Native

Voucher: WTU (view specimen records)

Notes: FNA8: "Most chromosome counts are 2n = 26; there are reports of 2n = 22, 24, and 32 (Á. Löve and D. Löve 1975b). The veracity of the latter reports has not been confirmed. Moneses uniflora has been used by different Native American tribes as a dermatological aid, cold remedy, throat aid, and analgesic (D. E. Moerman 1998)."

Literature:
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Photo © Ben Legler
(from WTU Image Collection)

Taxon treatment authored by Fred Weinmann; last updated 11/5/2009 by David Giblin
Synonyms
Moneses reticulata Nutt.
Moneses uniflora (L.) A. Gray ssp. reticulata (Nuttall) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Moneses uniflora (L.) A. Gray var. reticulata (Nuttall) S. F. Blake
Pyrola uniflora L.   [H&C]




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