• berries are tart, clustered 2-8
  • berry is oval, has one flat white seed
  • leaves are 3-lobed
  • shrub grows as tall as a person
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Look-alikes in British Columbia

Bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) is a vine that can grow within squashberry shrubs and has similar-looking, poisonous berries. The berry differs in that it hangs off a vine (not a branch) and has multiple seeds.

See also highbush cranberry.

Related topics: Edible Mushrooms of BC - Edible Plants of BC
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