Taxonomy

Vaccinium vitis-idaea | Cowberry | Bódhearc

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Nationally scarce

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Heather-covered mountains

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

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Further information

Used for jams & jellies. The berries collected in the wild are a popular fruit in northern, central and eastern Europe, particularly in Nordic countries.

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