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Mitchella  repens L.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Mitchella  repens L. 
SynonymsDisperma repens J.F.Gmel.
 Perdicesca repens (L.) Prov.
Territory Central America
thickets and woods
Description stems thin, leaves small, opposite, subcordate, obtuse dark shiny green with white venation, flowers in pairs, tubular, in mouth dilated, fragrant, fruit scarlet-red
Size5-10cm
Colorreddish, white
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
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