University of Rhode Island

Vaccinium macrocarpon

American Cranberry

Low growing dense evergreen groundcover. Pinkish flowers in spring, large red acidic but edible berries in fall. Full sun with moist to swampy acidic soil, does not tolerate dryness. Native to RI. 2-6” x indefinite.

Image courtesy of Oregon State University

Image courtesy of Oregon State University

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