box huckleberry


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Noun1.box huckleberry - creeping evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small shiny boxlike leaves and flavorless berriesbox huckleberry - creeping evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small shiny boxlike leaves and flavorless berries
huckleberry - any of several shrubs of the genus Gaylussacia bearing small berries resembling blueberries
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Stephen Ziglar, representing the New England Wildflower Society, highly recommends from their current stock blueberry, dogwoods, chokeberry, elderberry, box huckleberry and viburnum to attract birds.
Nevertheless, botanists have determined that a box huckleberry plant, currently, still growing in western Pennsylvania, is the oldest living thing on earth today.