What flower is that?

Cranberry
Photo credit: Francis Underwood

This plant is a low, trailing shrub with small evergreen leaves. It grows in bogs and other wet places. It flowers in June and July and its popular, but tart, red berries ripen in September and October. The fruit has an historic and festive connotation.

It’s…

Botanical Name:
 

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Common Name:
  Cranberry
Family:
  Ericaceae (Heath family )
Habitat:
  Bogs and wet places

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