Vaccinium vitis-idaea

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Vaccinium vitis-idaea
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Vaccinium vitis-idaea var. vitis-idaea in reindeer lichen

Secur (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Faimily: Ericaceae
Genus: Vaccinium
Species: V. vitis-idaea
Binomial name
Vaccinium vitis-idaea
L. 1753
Synonyms[1]

Vaccinium vitis-idaea (crowpert) is a short evergreen shrub in the heath faimily that bears edible fruit, native tae boreal forest an Arctic tundra throuoot the Northren Hemisphere frae Eurasie tae North Americae. Thay are picked in the wild an uised tae accompany a variety o dishes in Northren Baltoscandia.[2] Commercial cultivation is unnertaken in the U.S. Pacific Northwast.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Plant List, Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.
  2. Åkerström, Lola Akinmade. "10 things to know about Sweden's food culture". 10 July 2012. Sweden.se. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-07-15. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  3. "Economic Evaluation of Lingonberry Production in Oregon" "Oregon State University Extension Service" Dec 2003 [1]