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love-in-winter n
A pipsissewa n (here: Chimaphila umbellata).
1892 Jrl. Amer. Folkl. 5.100 ME, Chimaphila umbellata. . . Love-in-winter. 1911 Henkel Amer. Med. Leaves 16, Love-in-winter. . . has shining evergreen leaves of a somewhat leathery texture. 1930 Sievers Amer. Med. Plants 45, Love-in-winter. . . Dry, shady woods, especially in pine forests. 1971 Krochmal Appalachia Med. Plants 90, Love-in-winter. . . The dried leaves are reportedly used as a diuretic, astringent, tonic, and antirheumatic.
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