Delaware Wildflowers • Months

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


The flowers are perfect, but occur in two forms.

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