The plant of many names, this is also known as wintergreen (several have that same common name), checkerberry, boxberry, or American wintergreen. One of the botanists at Native Plant Trust calls it eastern spicy-wintergreen.
Gaultheria procumbensis is a member of the Ericaceae Family which also includes blueberries. They have similar flowers. These flowers give way to bright red berries which are edible and the leaves make a nice tea. Often they carpet the forest floor similar to the partridge berries. Back in the day I enjoyed this when much younger although I never did the shuffle