Wintergreen

Wintergreen is quite common throughout the Shawangunks and the Adirondacks, but I don’t actually see it flowering very often. The leaves and berries of the plant have a wonderful minty flavor, but can sometimes have a hint of bitterness.
Wintergreen
Photographed August 20th, 2014 in Debar Mountain Wild Forest, Adirondack Mountains, New York.

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