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BOG BILBERRY Vaccinium uliginosum (Ericaceae) Height to 70cm. Rather straggly, deciduous undershrub with round, brown twigs. Found on damp moorland and mountain ledges. FLOWERS are 6mm long, globular urn-shaped and pale pink; borne in clusters (May-Jun). FRUITS are globular, bluish black berries. LEAVES are ovate, bluish green and untoothed. STATUS-Local, in N England and Scotland.
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BOG BILBERRY Vaccinium uliginosum (Ericaceae) Height to 70cm. Rather straggly, deciduous undershrub with round, brown twigs. Found on damp moorland and mountain ledges. FLOWERS are 6mm long, globular urn-shaped and pale pink; borne in clusters (May-Jun). FRUITS are globular, bluish black berries. LEAVES are ovate, bluish green and untoothed. STATUS-Local, in N England and Scotland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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