Vaccinium vitis-idaea

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Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Vaccinium
Species: V. vitis-idaea
Binomial name
Vaccinium vitis-idaea

Vaccinium vitis-idaea (also called Lingonberry and Cowberry) is a small evergreen shrub that produces edible fruits.

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Growing happens in northern side of globe. It is rarely grown by people, but often they will collect berries from the wild plants.

It is in the Vaccinium genus. Red colour is sign of well done. In kitchen berries can be used many ways example in juices or when making jelly,