| Partridgeberry |
| Mitchella repens|
| Uses: Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-9) |
| (Squaw vine; Checkerberry)
Attractive low growing evergreen herb common in forests throughout eastern North America. 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.