Flowers - 30.5.2002
last summer cowberry. (I found this 18.4, it has survivor under snow)
Perniö, SW Finland, 11.9.2005. Great crop this year!
This is a great evergreen shurb.
Vaccinium vitis-idaea, commonly known as Low Bush Cranberries in Alaska. Berries can persist on the plants through the winter.
Closeup photo of Vaccinium vitis-idaea berries, which taste like the commercially available cranberry, however they are much smaller berries.
Closeup photo of Vaccinium vitis-idaea blossoms.
Closeup photo of Vaccinium vitis-idaea blossoms. The flavor, of the berries, from these flowers, will be best after a frost.