Northern Bushcraft


  • berries are somewhat sour/bitter.
  • unripe berries are hard and reddish.
  • ripe berries are salmon-colored.
  • berry has high vitamin C content.
  • berry has high benzoic acid content, which acts as a natural preservative.
  • stems are unbranched, slender and wiry.
  • leaves are broader than long, and have five lobes.
  • plant grows in peat bogs and peaty forests.
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