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Mitchella repens L.
PARTRIDGEBERRY
Partridge Berry

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Mitchella repens
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Mitchella repens

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Mitchella repens, Partridgeberry flower close-up, Howard County, MD, Helen Lowe Metzman ---.
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Mitchella repens, Partridgeberry flower, Howard County, MD, Helen Lowe Metzman ---.
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Mitchella repens, partridgeberry
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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Clavicipitaceae  Aschersonia cubensis @ BPI (2)

Aschersonia turbinata @ BPI (1)
Meliolaceae  Meliola mitchellae @ BPI (18)
Synchytriaceae  Synchytrium mitchellae @ BPI (1)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Mitchella repens L. Partridge-berry
Rubiaceae — Madder family
Native
Mitchella repens Mitchella repens
Flowers with visible stamens . White Clay Creek State Park -- Possum Hill
May 2012 Mitchella repens
Flowers with visible pistils . The upper flower has five petals, which is unusual. Lums Pond State Park
June 2001 Mitchella repens
White Clay Creek State Park -- Pump House Road
April 2007


The flowers are perfect , but occur in two forms.

More information on this plant, from other sources.


Copyright David G. Smith

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Mitchella repens  L. - Partridge Berry

Mitchellia repens plant

Family - Rubiaceae

Stems - No info. yet.

Leaves - No info. yet.

Mitchella repens leaves

Inflorescence - No info. yet.

Flowers - No info. yet.

Mitchellia repens flowers

Mitchellia repens corolla

Mitchella repens fruit

Flowering - May - July.

Habitat - Acid soils along moist edges and bluffs of sandstone, sandy streambanks, in sphagnum moss, sandy bogs, low moist woods.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This well known species can be found in the extreme eastern portion of the state. The plant is much more common in states to the east. M. repens produces the familiar red berries that can be seen on the forest floor throughout the winter. The berries, combined with the creeping stems and opposite, deep green leaves make this species easy tp identify in the field.

Photographs taken in Brown Summit, NC., 5-16-02.


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