Northern Bushcraft

Red Huckleberry

  • raw berry has a sweet/tart taste.
  • berry is high in vitamin C.
  • berry can mashed and spread out for drying, either in the sun or using smoke. After storage, berries can be reconstituted in boiling water.
  • berry can be stored in grease or oil.
  • berry was traditionally used as fish bait.
  • plant is a deciduous shrub.
  • grows in forests in lowland and montane areas, frequently on nurse logs and rotting stumps.
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Related topics: Edible Plants of BC - Edible Berries of BC - Edible Mushrooms of BC
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