Empetrum nigrum

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Crowberry: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Empetrum nigrum
Crowberry (Empetrum nigrum): Common evergreen shrub with needle shaped leaves found in muskegs and open subalpine areas at or just above treeline and on rocks at the shore line.

Collections in ARCTOS from throughout the region.

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Other References

  • Muller: [ssp. nigrum] gen; muskeg, alpine, common [ssp. hermaphroditum] NE; muskeg
  • Hall 2010: "Bogs and moist rocky slopes from ea level to alpine. Common."

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