prince's pine Pyrolaceae Chimaphila
umbellata (L.) W.P.C. Barton
Leaf: Alternate but appearing whorled, evergreen, thickened, lance-shaped with sharp serrations, 1 1/2 to 3 inches long, shiny dark green above, green below.
Flower: White (may be pink), 5 petals, 1/2 inch across, appearing in a small group at the end of a terminal spike in summer.
Fruit: A dry brown capsule persistent through the winter.
Twig: Slender, green to reddish brown.
Form: A small plant reaching heights of 3 to 8 inches and displaying a whorl of foliage.
Looks like: striped pipsissewa - teaberry - twinflower