A small prostrate or ascending shrub (Astroloma humifusum) having scarlet plants and thin-fleshed succulent fresh fruit resembling cranberries; occasionally put in the genus Styphelia.
A creeping shrub of east North America (Gaultheria procumbens) having white bell-shaped blossoms accompanied by spicy purple berrylike fresh fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil.
; pl. ground-berries (-iz). The wintergreen or checkerberry, Gaultheria procumbens.
In Australian Continent, either of two types of dwarf shrubs associated with the family members Epacridaceæ, Staphelia humifusa and S. pinifolia. Both bear tiny fruits with a viscid, sweetish, delicious pulp.
creeping shrub of east united states having white bell-shaped blossoms followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny fragrant leaves that yield wintergreen oil
small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes put into genus Styphelia
little prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet blossoms and succulent fresh fruit resembling cranberries; occasionally placed in genus Styphelia
creeping shrub of eastern united states having white bell-shaped plants followed by spicy purple berrylike good fresh fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil