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Other Names

Csejka Berry
Red Whortleberry

Lingonberry Facts

The binomial name for Lingonberry is Vaccinium vitis idaea. There are many other common names for Vaccinium vitis idaea, including Cowberry, Csejka Berry, Beaverberry, Cougarberry, Foxberry, Partridgeberry, Quailberry, Redberry, and Red Whortleberry. Vaccinium vitis idaea was also called Lowbush Cranberry and Mountain Cranberry but this use is discouraged to avoid confusion between the Cranberry and the Lingonberry. Vaccinium vitis idaea is sometimes called Mountain Bilberry, although Mountain Bilberry is generally considered Vaccinium membranaceum. In some areas Vaccinium vitis idaea will be called Bearberry, which is actually of the genus Arctostaphylos.

Lingonberry Farms

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

Lingonberry Stories

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New health benefits discovered in berry pigment -- ScienceDaily
Naturally occurring pigments in berries, also known as anthocyanins, increase the function of the sirtuin 6 enzyme in cancer cells, a new study shows. The regulation of this enzyme could open up new avenues for cancer treatment. Science Daily [ story ]

The Dude abides: Revisiting the locations from The Big Lebowski ...
It's been 20 years since the Coen brothers filmed Jeff Bridges, White Russian in hand, doing Tai Chi on his beloved Persian rug. 20 years since the filmmakers plunged us into a world of bowling, severed toes, and Creedence tapes. In The Big Lebowski ... The Independent [ story ]

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