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Other Names

Chaparral Berry

Buffaloberry Facts

Buffaloberry is any of three species in the genus Shepherdia, Shepherdia argentea or Silver Buffaloberry, Shepherdia canadensis or Canada Buffaloberry, and Shepherdia rotundifolia or Round Leaf Buffaloberry. Buffaloberry is known by several other common names, including Bullberry, Chaparral Berry, Rabbitberry, Silverleaf, Soapberry, and Soopolallie. Buffaloberries are fairly easy to recognize, they are dark red round berries with small white spots on them.

Buffaloberry Farms

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

Buffaloberry Stories

Buffaloberry may be the next super fruit, says study
Shepherdia, commonly called buffaloberry or bullberry, is a type of red berry with a sour taste. In a recent study conducted by The Ohio State University, researchers find that buffaloberry has important antioxidants and nutrients beneficial for human ... Knowridge Science Report [ story ]

Jeff Mitton: Leaves of roundleaf buffaloberry adapt to hot, dry environments
Roundleaf buffaloberry has peltate trichomes, meaning that they are shaped as small beach umbrellas with frilly edges. They are densely packed so that they both shade the leaf from the searing sun and also create a boundary layer of air that slows the ... Boulder Daily Camera [ story ]

Buffaloberries that attract grizzly bears at Lake Louise could be torn out
The buffaloberry bushes that bears find irresistible could be removed from areas in and around the Lake Louise townsite next year, Parks Canada says. For the last three or four weeks the ripe berries have been attracting grizzlies in the mountain town, ... [ story ]

Photo - Bear Smart Durango - Durango, Colorado

Selected Species

Canada Buffaloberry
Round Leaf Buffaloberry
Silver Buffaloberry

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