Latin name: Pyrola asarifolia Michx. ssp. asarifolia Syn.: P. uliginosa Torr. & A. Gray ex Torr.
Botanical family: Pyrolaceae
Growth habit: Shrub
Vernacular name(s): wintergreen (Eng.)
pyrole des marais (Fr.)
Cooked with Petasites sagittatus and the mixture used as a wash to treat chickenpox [Dene: 17].
Leaves :Used for gonorrhea, kidney trouble and for blood spitting. Decoction drunk for several ailments [Algonquians 63].