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Evergreen Huckleberry

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I found two edible berries while walking along the Tsunami Trail at Bullards State Park near Bandon OR. Unlike the kinnikinnick (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) of yesterday’s post, which is edible but rather bland and mealy, evergreen huckleberries (Vaccinium ovatum) are sweet … Continue reading

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I could not decide whether to title this post “kinnikinnick” or “common bearberry”. This delightful evergreen with bright red berries is known by both names. I use both, but decided kinnikinnick was a more interesting word. Kinnikinnick (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) is … Continue reading

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