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The Bilberry

The Bilberry (Vacinnium Myrtillus) is a small shrubby perennial that grows in¬†damper, acidic areas of meadows and woodland.¬† Edible black/blue fruits are produced in mid to late summer, singly or in pairs. Known by many other names inclding: Bleeberry, blaeberry, whortleberry, whinberry (or winberry), wimberry, myrtle blueberry, fraughan, and other regional variations. They were called […]