Mitchella repens
Uses: Medicinal Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-9)
(Checkerberry) One of the most attractive low growing woodland evergreen herbs, commonly found in forests throughout eastern North America. Cute four petaled blossoms appear among glossy oval foliage in spring, followed by attractive bright red but tasteless berries in late summer. Tea taken in the last few weeks of pregnancy promotes easier childbirth, according to native American practice. Tea used as a wash for sore nipples. Thrives in organically rich well drained soil in part shade to full shade. Height 2 inches. Spread 12 inches.
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