Flore du Québec, Fleur de Lys
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Partridgeberry

Mitchella repens

Pain-de-perdrix

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This creeping plant of rich wood shows a foliage that almost looks variegated since the leaf veins contrast so much with the blade.
Produce twin flowers in early summer.
The Partridgeberry gives few fruit, some colonies do not produce any at all.
The fruits are edible although a bit bland.
Partridgeberry (Mitchella repens)
Partridgeberry : 1- Flowers  
Partridgeberry : 2- Leaves  
Partridgeberry : 3- Buds  
Partridgeberry : 4- Flowering plant  
Partridgeberry : 5- Fruits  
Partridgeberry : 6- Flowering plants  
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