cranberry bush

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Synonyms for cranberry bush

deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries

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American cranberry bush is also native to North America.
There are cultivars of American cranberry bush that have been selected for their fruiting qualities.
I have not made jam from American cranberry bush berries, but have read that the berries emit a musty odor when they cook, which some people find objectionable.
Other good choices for berries are the bar-berries (best used as thorny hedges to deter traffic) and the American cranberry bush, a noncranberry whose shining fruit resembles cranberries.
Lake Boulevard in Tahoe Vista, has a wide selection of flowering plants (columbines are especially noteworthy) as well as fruiting shrubs--chokecherry, cranberry bush, elderberry, and sand cherry.