- Family: bedstraw (Rubiaceae)
- Habitat: woods, especially near pines or hemlocks
- Height: 2 inches
- Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch long
- Flower color: pale pink or white
- Flowering time: June to July
- Origin: native
The petals are covered with fine hairs.
Partridgeberry flowers occur in pairs. After fertilization, the two flower ovaries fuse, giving rise to a single red fruit. The two dimples on the fruit reveal its fused nature.