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Naturescapes of Beaufort, SC

Mitchella repens (Partridge Berry, Twinberry, Running Box and Pigeon Plum)

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Description

Low-growing native evergreen groundcover.

bumblebees pollinate the fragrant  flowers

Longlasting Bright Red Fruits mature in the fall and are retained through the winter and spring. Ruffed grouse, bobwhite quail, wild turkey, skunks, and white-footed mice consume partridge berries.

Fruits are edible for humans.

Native American Women drank a tea from the leaves as an aid during childbirth.

Thrives in shade or part shade in woodsy soil.

Information from Virginia Native Plant Society, and www.wildflower.org

Native to the followin states and provinces. USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , ON , PE , QC

We propagated our plants from native populations in Beaufort Co.,  SC

Additional information

Weight 0.33 kg
Dimensions 3.5 × 3.5 × 4 in