Partridgeberry. Typical of the local oak-heath forests.
Mitchella repens L. Partridgeberry
This plant grows a two flowers that make only one fruit often called twin flower or squaw vine. I have read that it is rare but I see it everywhere here in the Pineywoods. We are so blessed.
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).