Partridge-berry: Deer, Box, or Spice-berry: Mountain or Ground Tea. Gaultheria procumbens. Heath Family. July - Aug.

Found in woodlands. Newfoundland to Northern Georgia, west to Minnesota, Michgan and Manitoba and far north.

Flowers

White, small, somewhat bell-shaped, nodding, from the leaf angles. Berries red, edible.

Leaves

Dark green, evergreen, slightly toothed, aromatic, clustered at the top of stem, 2 - 5 inches high.