klausnick/莫罗佐夫·尼科莱/профан (klausnick) wrote,


Френдесса из США пожаловалась, что у них нет брусники. Однако плохо искала:
Vaccinium vitis-idaea (lingonberry or cowberry) is a short evergreen shrub in the heath familythat 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.[1] Commercial cultivation is undertaken in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.[2]

There are at least 25 other common English names of Vaccinium vitis-idaea worldwide, including:[3]

  • foxberry

  • quailberry

  • bearberry

  • beaverberry

  • mountain cranberry

  • red whortleberry

  • lowbush cranberry

  • cougarberry

  • mountain bilberry

  • partridgeberry[11] (in Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island)

  • redberry (in Labrador and the Lower North Shore of Quebec)

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