Photo: Arctostaphylos uva ursi 3.

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A plant, perhaps 1 m x 1 m. Bearberries grow on sand, and spread far and wide rather than tall. Siikajoki, Finland. Wild. 2005-08-31.


Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Sprengel
Engl.: bearberry, kinnikinnick, uva-ursi, bear's grape, common bearberry, upland cranberry.
Deu.: Bärentraube, Echte Bärentraube, Gewöhnliche Bärentraube, Immergrüne Bärentraube.
Suom.: sianpuola, sianpuolukka.
Sven.: mjölon, mjölbär.
Ital.: uva ursina.
Bot. syn.: Arbutus uva-ursi L., Arctostaphylos adenotricha (Fern. & J. F. Macbr.) A. & D. Löve & Kapoor, Arctostaphylos officinalis Wimm., Uva-ursi uva-ursi (L.) Britt.


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Photo: Arctostaphylos uva ursi 3.

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