Prostrate plant with woody stems, forming large mats on the ground. Clusters of small, nodding, white, urn-shaped flowers with a pink rim. Flowers measured at 6 mm long, and 5 mm diameter. Leaves are obovate, entire, thick, have a waxy feel, dark green on top, lighter green on the bottom. Typical leaf measured at 23 mm long (including petiole), and 9 mm wide.
Common. Found in wood or scrub throughout much of Saskatchewan, often in sandy soil.
Plants measured to 7 cm high.
Photos taken May 20th edge of mixed woods, Cypress Hills, 450 km southwest of our home in Regina, SK.
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