Low Bush Cranberry

Low Bush Cranberry LeavesLow Bush Cranberry Landscape

Low Bush Cranberry – Viburnum edule

General: Medium-sized shrub, very few stems. Bark is red on new twigs and greyish brown on older growth. Opposite stems and leaves.

Leaves: Resembles a maple-leaf, with three points coming off a rounded base. Sharp teeth on the leaf edges and hairy underneath.

Flowers: Many small, white 5-petalled flowers in a small, tight, flat-topped cluster.

Fruits: red and orange berries with a stone like a cherry.

Reclamation Notes: Naturally found on sites with medium moisture and medium nutrients. Use in reclamation is not well-documented.        

Low Bush Cranberry Flower         Low Bush Cranberry

 

 

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