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Partridge Berry

Mitchella repens

Description:

The berries are edible and high in vitamin C. A tea made from the leaves is a well known tonic for the female reproductive system, it has been used to assist with childbirth and for painful menses.

Habitat:

Mixed woods


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2 Comments

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 6 years ago

I have munched on them, they are essentially flavorless, though I heard sometimes they have a hint of wintergreen, never noticed any flavor.

drP
drP 6 years ago

Have you eaten these? I've eaten a couple over the years and they seem completely flavorless. Maybe they weren't ripe enough.

chesterbperry
Spotted by
chesterbperry

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.25, Long: -85.24

Spotted on Feb 23, 2013
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

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