Streptopus roseus Michx. 

Rosie Twisted Stalk-Rose Mandarin

Names and Myths

Streptopus twisted foot

roseus rosy

Natural history / Folklore

Sweet berries, but a physic, hence results in diarrhea.2


May - June Rose colored bell shaped flowers with 6 lanceolate spreading segments, hanging below the alternate sessile leaves. Branched zigzag stems 1-2’. Fruit a red berry. Rich woods

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