Mitchella repens / Madder Family
Length: 4" - 12"
The double ovaries of these twin flowers form a single red berry (See Fruits and Berries gallery). This low-growing vine is very common along trails in east Tennessee.
Where seen: Frozen Head SP, Piney Falls, Piney River, Laurel-Snow Pocket Wilderness, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Cherokee National Forest, Norris Dam SP, Pickett SP