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Red Huckleberry Edible berries! Now that I know I'll have to pick some next time. The unripe berries are an amazing pearly pink color. Where we were at, it was unlikely we'd see a bear, but if you pick these in bear territory, you may have some competition. Geotagged,United States,Vaccinium parvifolium Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Red Huckleberry

Edible berries! Now that I know I'll have to pick some next time. The unripe berries are an amazing pearly pink color. Where we were at, it was unlikely we'd see a bear, but if you pick these in bear territory, you may have some competition.

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  1. Doing well on the species intros! We're getting close to 4,000 now. Posted 4 years ago

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''Vaccinium parvifolium'', the red huckleberry, is a species of ''Vaccinium'' native to western North America, where it is common in forests from southeastern Alaska and British Columbia south through western Washington and Oregon to central California.

In the Oregon Coast Range, it is the most common ''Vaccinium''. It occurs mostly at low to middle elevations in soil enriched by decaying wood and on rotten logs, from sea level up to 1,820-metre .

Similar species: Ericales
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Jul 27, 2014. Captured Jul 26, 2014 11:42 in Oyster Dome, Bow, WA 98232, USA.
  • X-E1
  • f/7.1
  • 1/250s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm