Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


938

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in deciduous & coniferous forests, streambanks, heath balds, maritime forests, on rotten logs, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-lobed corolla
4 well exserted stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Red/White
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Mitchella repens   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mitchella repens   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-06-001:
Mitchella repens   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Partridgeberry, Twinflower