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Mitchella repens L.
PARTRIDGEBERRY
Partridge Berry

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Mitchella repens
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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.

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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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Mitchella repens L.
partridgeberry

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General Information
Symbol: MIRE
Group: Dicot
Family: Rubiaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Subshrub
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
SPM   N
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

©Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky . University Press of Kentucky. Usage Requirements .

©James H. Miller. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©James H. Miller. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 255. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Rubiales
Family Rubiaceae – Madder family
Genus Mitchella L. – mitchella
Species Mitchella repens L. – partridgeberry

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Iowa partridge berry Threatened

Wetland Status

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North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU

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Wildlife

Food

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Martin Minor Minor
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Cover

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Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.
Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses . Southern Weed Science Society.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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