Scientific Name: Epigaea repens L.
Caption: Epigaea repens
Photographer: InAweofGod'sCreation
Notes: A protected flower. A sure sign of spring here in Maine.  This is one of the earliest and most aromatic of the spring wildflowers. The Puritans named the Trailing Arbutus the "Mayflower" in remembrance of the ship that carried them to the bleak coast of New England after a long and severe winter. Trailing arbutus is difficult t
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