Middlesex County, Massachusetts, US
Red berry on creeping vines located in an Oak-Pine Forest. Each berry has 2 spots on the surface.
Common ground plant in the woodlands here. Ground surface is thick leaf litter/duff.
Mitchella repens, or partridge berry, or Squaw Vine, is the best known plant in the genus Mitchella. It is a creeping prostrate herbaceous woody shrub, occurring in North America and Japan, and belonging to the madder family (Rubiaceae).