Arctostaphylos uva-ursi


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berriesArctostaphylos uva-ursi - evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berries; leaves turn red in autumn
bearberry - chiefly evergreen subshrubs of northern to Arctic areas
References in periodicals archive ?
Some native shrubs that are good for these birds are nannyberry (Viburnum lentago), fragrant sumac (Rhus aromatica), winged sumac (Rhus copallinum), Northern spicebush (Lindera benzoin), common winterberry (Ilex verticillata), red bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), American hazelnut (Corylus americana) and American witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana).
De igual manera, para las especies Bejaria resinosa, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi y Vacciniumvitis-idaea de la familia Ericaceae se encuentran como compuestos comunes el cariofileno, [alfa]-farneseno, humuleno y ademas un porcentaje de sesquiterpenos muy cercano entre ellos (Radulovic et al., 2010, (Matulevich, 2013).
Also working nearby, Blood (1967) reported trace use of Wax Currant, Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), and Grouseberry (Vaccinium scoparium) leaves by Bighorn Sheep, but not the berries.
Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) is nearly as useful, and berberines are handy, too.
Andromeda polifoiia Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Calluna vulgaris + Empetrum nigrum + Ledum palustre + Vaccinium myrtillus + Vaccinium uliginosum + + Vaccinium vitis-ideae + Rhvnchospora alba Carex panacea Carex viridula Chenopodium spp.