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Buffaloberry

Buffaloberry

Other Names

Bullberry
Chaparral Berry
Rabbitberry
Silverleaf
Soapberry
Soopolallie

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

Larry Miller: Is buffaloberry the next super fruit?
There are only three species of buffaloberry in the world, all of which are native to North America: silver buffaloberry, russet buffaloberry and roundleaf buffaloberry. Other names for buffaloberry include: soapberry, (not to be confused with ... Deming Headlight [ story ]

Jane Says: You Can Grow Your Own Superfruits
Buffaloberry (Shepherdia argentea): A 2013 study in the Journal of Food Science found that bright-red buffaloberries, historically an important food source for Native Americans of the Great Plains, contain large amounts of lycopene and a related acidic ... TakePart [ story ]

Bear bells 'virtually useless,' wildlife experts advise after Canmore encounter
Van Tighem recommended regularly shouting or clacking hiking poles together, especially at this time of year, when bears “have their heads buried in buffalo berry bushes” and are preoccupied with feeding. “They aren't going to hear you unless you're ... MetroNews Canada [ story ]


Photo - Bear Smart Durango - Durango, Colorado

Selected Species

Buffaloberry
Canada Buffaloberry
Round Leaf Buffaloberry
Silver Buffaloberry

 
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