||Single red-stemmed spike cluster 3-6″ long with up to 20 small pink flowers. Each flower is 1/4″ to 1/2″ wide and have 5 round petals that hang down as bell-shaped flowers.
||Leaves are round, dark green 2-3″ long.
|| There are 5 species of pyrola in Michigan. This one has pink flowers. The rest have white. There are no leaves on the flower stalk. All pyrola species contain an aspirin-like substance. The leaves were historically made into leaf plaster to treat wounds and reduce pain.