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Cranberry Facts

The Cranberry is generally considered one of four species of the genus Vaccinium: Vaccinium oxycoccos, or Common Cranberry, Vaccinium microcarpum, or Small Cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon, or Large Cranberry, and Vaccinium erythrocarpum, or Southern Mountain Cranberry. There are several other common names in use for these species as well, such as Northern Cranberry, American Cranberry, Arando, and Dingleberry. Vaccinium macrocarpon and Vaccinium erythrocarpum are sometimes called Bearberry, but this is not to be confused with plants from the genus Arctostaphylos, more generally known as Bearberry.

Cranberry Farms

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

Cranberry Stories

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Wisconsin Researchers Aim to Help Cranberry Industry
In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 photo, Lorraine Rodriguez, a phd graduate student works on cross pollinating cranberry plants out of the Walnut Street Greenhouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in Madison, Wis. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin ... U.S. News & World Report [ story ]

Comments open on Stinger® use on cranberries
MADISON – Public comments are open through March 29 on a proposed special pesticide registration that would allow use of Stinger® to control weeds in cranberry marshes. The registration would help cranberry growers control broadleaf weeds including ... Wisconsin State Farmer [ story ]

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

Selected Species

Common Cranberry
Small Cranberry
Large Cranberry
Southern Mountain Cranberry

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