Partridgeberry





Another ground berry is the partridgeberry. This may be eaten but is dry

and rather tasteless. It is a red berry and grows on a slender, trailing

vine. Its leaves are small and heart-shaped; some are veined with white.

They are evergreen. The flowers grow in pairs and are like four-pointed

stars at the ends of slender tubes. Inside they are creamy white,

outside a delicate pink. The partridgeberry likes pine forests and dry

woods.





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