Definitions for vaccinium vitis-idaea

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  1. cowberry, mountain cranberry, lingonberry, lingenberry, lingberry, foxberry, Vaccinium vitis-idaea(noun)

    low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries

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  1. Vaccinium vitis-idaea

    A plant species of the genus VACCINIUM.


  1. Lingonberry

    Vaccinium vitis-idaea is a short evergreen shrub in the heath family that bears edible fruit, native to boreal forest and Arctic tundra throughout the Northern Hemisphere from Eurasia to North America. Lingonberries are a staple in Northern Scandinavia, picked in the wild and used to accompany a variety of dishes. Commercial cultivation is undertaken in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.


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