This plant can only grow up to 2 inches tall and is considered a creeping plant or a climbing plant. The partridge berry is a native perennial, and is a small, woody trailing vine, that creeps along the forest floor. The partridge berry is an herbal groundcover that can be turned into drops and herbal medicines to aid in many medical diseases. Fruits are white and often paired which look like small scarlet berries. In the spring a pair of small fragrant white flowers blooms along the plant. Many people consider the partridge berry to be a must in your garden during the winter months because stays a deep dark green color and has occasional scarlet berries.