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Red Bearberry

Red Bearberry

Other Names

Hog Cranberry
Wild Cranberry

Red Bearberry Facts

Red Bearberry is one of three species of Bearberry in the genus Arctostaphylos. The binomial name for Red Bearberry is Arctostaphylos rubra. Red Bearberry is also known as Hog Cranberry, and Wild Cranberry, although use of these common names is discouraged to avoid any confusion between Cranberry, of the genus Vaccinium, and Bearberry, of the genus Arctostaphylos.

Red Bearberry Farms

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

Red Bearberry Stories

Autumn Colors: Photos
Blueberry and dwarf birch leaves turned to autumn colors, resting among green bearberry leaves and white lichens in Denali National Park, Alaska. Darrell Gulin/Corbis. Dew drops on a tangled spider web create a lens reflecting the American Flag. Discovery News [ story ]

Native plants give landscapers, gardeners another option
"Native shade trees such as red oak and white ash, and evergreens like white pine and eastern hemlock, form the structure of the natural landscape. Fruiting shrubs such as black chokeberry, gray dogwood, and winterberry provide food for wildlife and ... Portland Daily Sun [ story ]

Officers busy with drug-related calls
As a result of the nearly red-handed catch, the manager began the eviction process. At 10:12 a.m., a woman reported ... A Bearberry Lane resident called to speak with an officer after a helicopter landed in his neighbor's yard. The Columbia Falls ... Daily Inter Lake [ story ]


Photo - Paul Slichter - The Heath Family in Denali National Park - Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Other Species

Alpine Bearberry
Common Bearberry

 
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