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Canada Buffaloberry

Canada Buffaloberry

Other Names

Chaparral Berry

Canada Buffaloberry Facts

Canada Buffaloberry is one 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.

Canada Buffaloberry Farms

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

Canada Buffaloberry Stories

Bear 148 relocated north of Jasper
Bear 148 has been wandering into Canmore, out of the national park and into the provincial, more and more over the last few weeks as it's been at the height of buffaloberry season. “Parks Canada values the conservation work of the Province of Alberta ... The Crag and Canyon [ story ]

Well-known grizzly transferred to remote area after more close encounters with people
Staff cut down buffalo berry bushes in areas they hoped she would avoid. They also monitored her location via radio during daylight, for about 15 hours each day. When she entered residential areas they would get her to leave by making loud noises ... National Post [ story ]

Bear 148 highlights human-wildlife issues
Bear 148 spends 90 per cent of her time in Banff National Park, but over the past couple of years has made occasional forays into Canmore following the buffalo berry crop. Following an up-close encounter about two weeks ago in Canmore, provincial ... Rocky Mountain Outlook [ story ]

Photo - Michael Simpson - Dept of Biological Sciences - University of Alberta - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Selected Species

Canada Buffaloberry
Round Leaf Buffaloberry
Silver Buffaloberry

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