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Definition of the noun crowberry
What does crowberry mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: crowberries
- a low evergreen shrub with small purple flowers and black berrylike fruit
Alternative definition of the noun crowberry
- Empetrum; a small genus of dwarf evergreen shrubs that bear edible fruit.
- Empetrum nigrum; a species of crowberry
- A fruit of such plant.
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North American Cornucopia (2013)
Top 100 Indigenous Food Plants by Ernest Small
Black crowberry is a creeping, mat-forming, much-branched, ...
A Guide to Nature along B.C. Highways by Richard Cannings, Sydney Cannings
RICHARD CANNINGS Like many other bog plants, black crowberry is a member. The Island Highway 59 Campbell River to Port Hardy: The North ...
Mountain Flowers (2016)
by Michael Scott
Crowberry is a species of well-drained acid soils on moorlands and mountains, mainly in the west and north. It also grows on blanket bogs that have dried out through erosion or burning. In southern England, it is confined to high levels on ...
Nordic scenery (2003)
Protecting the Nordic countryside in the 20th century
Crowberry is the dominant species, accompanied by dwarf birch and bilberry, and also alpine plants proper, like blue heath, trailing azalea, diapensia and mountain bearberry. On Ounastunturi, mountain avens can also be found on ...
Light Scattering Reviews 9 (2014)
Light Scattering and Radiative Transfer by Alexander Kokhanovsky
Crowberry is a slightly weaker polarizer, and heather already even more ...
by Roger C. Anderson, James S. Fralish, Jerry M. Baskin
Broom crowberry is a highly branched, dioecious shrub up to 5 dm, in height, with terminal heads of purplish flowers (Gleason and Cronquist 1991). The species was first described by John Torrey, who visited a West Plains location in 1833 ...
Wild Jams and Jellies (2005)
Delicious Recipes Using 75 Wild Edibles by Joe Freitus, Salli Haberman
CROWBERRY Empetrum nigrum THE CROWBERRY IS A LOW, SPREADING bush.
White Mountain National Forest (N.F.), Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Huts and Pinkham Notch Visitor Center (PNVC) Continued Operations, Special Use Permit and Possible COE Permit Issuance (1999)
Environmental Impact Statement
BLACK CROWBERRY - Black crowberry is a common alpine plant that grows on rocks in the shrub natural community. It has a circumboreal distribution and grows on many alpine summits in northeastern U.S. Occupied and unoccupied ...
The Complete Gardener (1916)
by Harry Higgott Thomas
— The Crowberry is a small evergreen shrub, of dainty habit of growth and only some 8 or 9 inches high. It thrives best in moist peaty soil. The dark berries which succeed the pinkish flowers form its chief ...
Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Hardy and Half-hardy, Pictorially and Botanically Delineated, and Scientifically and Popularly Described; with Their Propagation, Culture, Management, and Uses in the Arts, in Useful and Ornamental Plantations, and in Landscape Gardening; Preceded by a Historical and Geographical Outline of the Trees and Shrubs of Temperate Climates Throughout the World by John Claudius Loudon
The crowberry is the badge of the clan M“Lean. The Eompetrum nigrum thrives very well in gardens, but it requires a moist boggy soil, and a shady situation. The seeds remain a year in the ground before they vegetate, and the plants are very ...
by Alexander Stilwell
The Eskimos eat the black crowberry either raw or mixed with animal oil. Europeans sometimes eat the cloudberry, bilberry and mountain cranberry. Some mushrooms are edible. Look out for where animals and particularly birds are feeding, ...
Encyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)
by Mark Nuttall
Empetrum (crowberry, black crowberry, curlewberry, blackberry, Paungait ( Inuktitut), Paarnaqutit (Greenlandic)) is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Ericales, family Empetraceae. There are two recognized ...
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge
CROWBERRY CROWN is remarkable for the resemblance of its voice to human speech. Sir J. E. Tennent gives an interesting account of the small glossy gray-necked crow of Cevlon (C. splendens), which frequents the towns, feeding on ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
black crowberry, crowberry, curlew berry Emphysopus Hook.f. Asteraceae Origins: Probably from the Greek emphysao "inflate, swollen, to be inflated" and pous, podos "a foot"; in Hooker's London Journal of Botany. 6: 113. 1847.
by Michael Allaby
Empetrum (crowberry) is an example. They occur in north temperate regions and in temperate S. America. Empetraceae is sometimes classed as a ...
The Antarctic Dictionary (2000)
A Complete Guide to Antarctic English by Bernadette Hince
Tristan da Ctinha and ihistoricall Falkland islands |Crowberry has been recorded in English for the same plant tof Europe and North Americai and its ...
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)
Mixed sciences, vol. 4
Empetreous shrubs—These are all dwarf evergreen heath-like shrubs which thrive best in peat or vegetable mould ; among them are the Empetrum nigrum or black crowberry, a native of the mountainous parts of North Britain, the Corema alba ...
by Donald Wyman
CROTON = Codiaeum variegatum pictum CROWBERRY, BLACK = Empetrum nigrum CROWBERRY, BROOM = Corema conradii CROWBERRY FAMILY = Empetraceae CROW-POISON = Amianthium muscitoxicum CROWN-BEARD, ...
by Edna MacLean
crowberry ( Empetrum ...
These are all dwarf evergreen heath-like shrubs which thrive best in peat or vegetable mould ; among them are the Empetrum nigrum or black crowberry, a native of the mountainous parts of North Britain, the Corema alba or white crowberry, ...
by Helaine Selin
crowberry (Empetrum nigrum), and various species of mosses and lichens (e.g., Sphagnum, Pohlia, and Cladonia). Dry tundra is found on areas of sloping terrain having good drainage and is dominated by species similar to those found in wet ...
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Spreading over rocks and dry soils, crowberry (Empetrum nigrum) is a common ground cover in Alaska. The flat needle-like leaves turn brown in the fall but are retained over the winter.
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- Empetrum nigrum (Crowberry)
Tarbat Ness, Ross-shire, Scotland
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- Crowberry and Lichen Mix
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- Northern Crowberry
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- Krekling / Crowberry
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- Lingonberries and Crowberry
Crowberries and and lingonberry?
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- Empetrum nigrum (Crowberry) - unripe berries
Tarbat Ness, Ross-shire, Scotland
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