Cowberry, or Vaccinium vitisidaea

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Date:8th of May 1946

Description:You can spot this evergreen shrub on acid heaths and moors.

Flowering in pink or white between May and August, it can grow up to 30cm in height.

This example was found growing at Camp Hills near Maer in Staffordshire, by local naturalist Eric Edees in May 1946.

About this plant

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


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Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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