Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

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


The flowers are perfect, but occur in two forms.

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