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Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)    
Family: Ericaceae      
                   
  Cranberry  

Location:

  • Boggy, wet, acidic areas
  • Berries through September-November

Characteristics:

Uses:

 
 

 

Leaves:

  • 0.5-1.5 cm(¼ - 5/8 in) long
  • Wedge-shaped to round, blunt-tipped, lighter color underneath
  • Usually flat, sometimes with rolled edges

 

 

         
     
         

 

Fruiting Structures:

    • Pink flowers, June-August
    • Red-dark red berries, September – November

     

 
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