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Alpine Wintergreen berries revealed
Berries of Gaultheria humifusa hide away low near the ground; I turned a little shoot with berries upside down to take this picture of the berries' light pink underbellies.

8/29/08

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MarcsoltanDid you taste

Marcsoltan

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any of these? If so how were they?

We have berries in our neck of the woods, up in the hills. I think they call them "Chokeberries." They are delicious,
but have big pits.
Posted Oct 16, 2008 4:28 pm

GeoPooch SobachkaRe: Did you taste

GeoPooch Sobachka

Hasn't voted

Most wild-food books caution against eating false-wintergreens, but they taste good for humane palates. Not so much for dogs :)
Posted Oct 17, 2008 12:17 pm

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