This low shrub has perennial, trailing, whip-like runners and herbaceous, upright leafy branches. Stems are hairy, but lack prickles. Flowers are white to pale pink. The dark red fruit is a food source for mammals and many birds. Tolerant of clay soils. Has a history of herbal use as a stomachic and for menstrual problems.
Height: 4-12 Inches
Blooms: May to June
Bloom Colour: White
Light: Full to Part Shade
Soil: Wet to Moist, Clay & Average Soil
Habitat: Damp Woods, Bogs & Creek Banks