''Vaccinium vitis-idaea'' is a short evergreen shrub in the heath family that bears edible fruit, native to boreal forest and Arctic tundra throughout the Northern Hemisphere from Eurasia to North America. Lingonberries are picked in the wild and used to accompany a variety of dishes in Northern Baltoscandia. Commercial cultivation is undertaken in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.
Similar species: Ericales
Uploaded Jan 1, 2018. Captured in Unnamed Road, 2650, Bulgaria.