Bilberry, or Vaccinium myrtillus

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Description:A common shrub of heath, moors and woods on acid soil.

The bilberry can grow up to 30cm in height.

This example was found growing at Penkridge Bank, Cannock Chase, in Staffordshire, by local naturalist Don Brown in 1954.

About this plant

This plant is now cared for by staff at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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Image courtesy of: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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