Linnaea borealis Twinflower

  • Plant type
    • Groundcover
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Very Dry
    • Dry
  • Upland/wetland ratings
    • UPL-Very dry, found in upland

A charming little woodland groundcover. It produces small, pink, fragrant, trumpet-shaped flowers in pairs. A creeping evergreen vine that often forms large mats in moist, shady woods, usually on decomposing wood. This species is found throughout the northern latitudes of the the northern hemisphere. Named for Carl Linneaus, the creator of the modern binomial naming system for plant and animals.

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