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- noun evergreen shrub of eastern North America having white or creamy bell-shaped flowers and dark green hairy leaves used for tea during American Revolution
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_Ledum_, _Monotropa_ and _Pyrola_, or the Labrador tea, the Indian pipe and wintergreen are instances of reversionary gamopetalism with free petals.
Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation Hugo de Vries 1891