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Synonyms for deerberry

small branching blueberry common in marshy areas of the eastern United States having greenish or yellowish unpalatable berries reputedly eaten by deer

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Found in several berries, including blueberries, grapes and deerberry, recent studies have shown that pterostilbene possesses anti-hyperlipidimic properties--reducing low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and increasing high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, according to G V Subba Raju, PhD, director of nutraceutical research, Aptuit Lauras, Shameerpet, Hyderabad, India.
Deer have consumed blossoms of tall coneflower, Canadian burnet, and wild sarsaparilla while leaving unpalatable yarrow, common milkweed, deerberry, and thistle to proliferate.