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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

'Gardening Through The Ages' Exhibit Is Open For Viewing At The Confluence ...
A variety of methods were used such as thorny buffalo berry fences, traps, guns, bows and arrows. During WWI and WWII, gardening was promoted as a patriotic act, encouraging civilians to grow their own produce in an attempt to have enough supplies for ... The Roundup [ story ]

Conservation practitioners expand efforts
On Wednesday, May 13, representatives of federal, state and local agencies will be joined by private landowners and 17 fourth grade students from Southeast Elementary School at Yoder, to plant hundreds of small cottonwood trees, buffalo berry bushes ... Scottsbluff Star Herald [ story ]

The Buffaloberry Could Be The World's Next Big 'Superfruit' For Health
The American Indian's use of buffaloberries, also known as shepherdia argentea, for nutritional and medicinal purposes is well documented throughout history. According to the American Indian Health and Diet Plan, buffaloberries grow exclusively in ... Medical Daily [ story ]

Photo - Bear Smart Durango - Durango, Colorado

Selected Species

Canada Buffaloberry
Round Leaf Buffaloberry
Silver Buffaloberry

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