Pipsissewa | Wildcrafted

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A small evergreen perennial that grows 3-10 inches tall, pipsissewa has shiny, bright green, toothed leaves arranged in whorls along the stem. Small white to pink flowers of pipsissewa are clustered at the end of an erect stalk. When bruised, the plant's leaves have a peculiar taste that is astringent and sweetish and at the same time pleasantly bitter.

Wildflowers of Baxter State Park - Pipsissewa, http://www.katahdinoutdoors.com/Wildflowers/pipsissewa.html (accessed January 23, 2017).