Native SpeciesWintergreen

Gaultheria procumbens
FOUND by WintergreenF
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by MD & CH
Peer reviewed by HA
Field Notes
It was rainy and cold outside. It was not a good day to be outside. We walked on the powerline road behind our school and it had a lot of trees and leaves. We are happy because we found what we were looking for and it smells really good. We didn't find any with red berries but after a while we found one with red berries. We weren't suprised about anything.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
According to the species identification card. We know wintergreen smells like mint so we smelled the plant and it smelled like mint. The leave type is oval.
Photo of my evidence.
Wintergreen is supposed to be 2-5 cm long. In the picture it shows it that it is 4 cm long.
Photo of my evidence.
Wintergreen's surroundings are leaves and pine needles in the fall and winter time.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Gaultheria procumbens
Common name:
Sampling method: 
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 44.022439 °
W -70.964864 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
MOMS School Yard (Powerline Rd)
Trip date: 
Tue, 2016-11-29 08:26
Town or city: 
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Lower Androscoggin


Great observations and photos! You have very solid evidence.