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Plant Details

Mitchella repens

Partridgeberry

Scientific Name:

Mitchella repens

Common Name:

Partridgeberry

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

white

Size in Feet:

0.16

Light:

Part-shade, shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

May-June

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

State Rank:

S4 - 100-1000 Extant Populations - Apparently secure in NC, with many occurrences (*)

The twin flowers, actually the ovaries, will fuse to make a single fruit or berry.

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Ev-Henwood, Brunswick County, May 2010

Single berry from fused ovaries.

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The Green Swamp, Brunswick County, Nov. 2010

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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