cowberry


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Synonyms for cowberry

low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries

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In the Lower Silesia Forest snow cover is usually low (a few cm) and lasting for a maximum of 40 days, therefore cowberries and shoots of blueberry and cowberry are available throughout the winter.
The average annual harvest of cowberry leaves is 6 tons with 6 thousand tons of berries while the possible production stock is 24,000 tons for leaves and 72,000 tons for berries with the actual reserves in the territory of the Far East being 1,200,000 tons of leaves and 600,000 tons of berries (Nechaev 2006).
Almost all the herbaceous plants of the taiga are perennial, including the cowberry (Vaccinium vitisidaea), the bilberry (V.
My first was on Cowberry - a seven-year-old cow weighing over 50 stone.
Nettle, carrot, rosehip, blackcurrant, cowberry and semolina.
japonicum, cowberry Vaccinium vitis-idaea and yellow-flowered rhododendron Rhododendron aureum as the major cover type.
The fall diet consisted of branches of willow, birch, pine (Pinus sylvestris), and cowberry bush (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) in a ratio of 23:30:17:30.
Hills around Blaenavon are carpeted with dense heather, and still have red grouse, along with crowberry and cowberry.
The short growing season also means that evergreen plants are abundant in tundra plant communities, for example marsh rosemary (Ledum palustre), cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea and others), dryas (Dryas octopetala, D.
blueberry Vaccinium myrtillus, crowberry Empetrum nigrum hermaphroditum and cowberry Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Dahle et al.
The is being carried out in the hope that it will encourage rare heathland plants, such as heather, bilberry and cowberry to grow.
Over the 20 years of observations (1970-1990), the greatest number of faeces in the pine forest with sphagnum was recorded > 7 times, in the pine forest with cowberry 5 times, in the pine forest with green moss 2 times, and in the spruce forest and other types of forest 1 time, which is indicative of different trophic and topical pressure of moose in these types of forest.
For example, they use sphagnum moss (Sphagnum) to line the base of cradles, the bark of the alder (Alnus crispa and others) to tan leather, and the leaves and buds of bruniska (the red cowberry, Vaccinium vitis-idaea var.
The forest floor is dominated by lichens, heather Calluna vulgaris and the berry-bearing species bilberry Vaccinium myrtillis, cowberry V.