Cranberry

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Image of Cranberries[+ ZOOM] Cranberries © PPA

The Cranberry plant is native to the Pinelands, and can be found growing wild along stream and river banks and other open and semi-open damp habitats. The cultivated Cranberries are cultivars of the native plants of North America, and they hold a special place in the local economy of the Pinelands. Wild plants can be found in appropriate habitat throughout the region.

Duration: Perennial

Flower: Mid June to mid July.

Habitat: Wetlands

 


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