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American Cranberry

American Cranberry

Other Names

Large Cranberry

American Cranberry Facts

American Cranberry is another name for Large Cranberry. The binomial name for Large Cranberry is Vaccinium macrocarpon. Vaccinium macrocarpon is one of four species of Cranberry. Vaccinium macrocarpon is sometimes called Bearberry, but this is not to be confused with plants from the genus Arctostaphylos, more generally known as Bearberry.

American Cranberry Farms

It may be possible to find any american cranberry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

American Cranberry Stories

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Cranberries: More than a side show for turkey
Cranberries plants grow as low vines. For those who are accustomed to picking wild blueberries, cranberry leaves are very similar to those plants. If you see a low growing plant with very small, leathery leaves, chances are it's one of these two plants. Cadillac News [ story ]

Plant Lovers' Almanac: Cranberry, a North American treasure
One common misperception is that cranberries are grown in water. Actually they are grown in beds that are irrigated through the growing season and then flooded at harvest time. The plants are either raked with a long tool or shaken with a mechanical ... Akron Beacon Journal [ story ]

Photo - The Horticultural Society of New York - New York, New York

Other Species

Common Cranberry
Small Cranberry
Southern Mountain Cranberry

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