Empetrum


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Noun1.Empetrum - crowberries
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
crowberry - a low evergreen shrub with small purple flowers and black berrylike fruit
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nummularia), with a woody stem like our cranberry and with a sweet berry, -- an Empetrum (E.
Fell-fields are exposed habitats that are very windy in winter; they support little vegetation other than sporadic patches of a dwarf shrub (Empetrum nigrum var.
The participation of some species that can be considered as members of the same community and a prelude to a progressive dynamic towards woody vegetation (Empetrum rubrum, Baccharis patagonica, Gaultheria mucronata, Austroblechnum penna-marina) can be deduced from more recent data (Diaz et al., 2008) taken on Chiloe Island.
The archaeobotanical material from Ruotsinsalmi mainly consists of collected wild berries which grow naturally in the local area, such as bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), wild strawberry (Fragaria vesca), raspberry (Rubus idaeus), and black crowberry (Empetrum nigrum).
sylvestris) with shrubs (Ledum palustre, Empetrum nigrum, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, and V.
(wood chips) were marginally older than seeds from edible berries (Rubiis chamaemorus and Empetrum nigrum) and caribou (Rangifer tarandus) bone collagen, which provided the most consistent ages.
Role of warm stratification in promoting germination of seeds of Empetrum hermaphroditum (Empetraceae), a circumboreal species with a stony endocarp.
During this period, bears spend up to 80% of the time feeding on berries (bilberry Vaccinium myrtillis, lingonberry V vitis-idaea and crowberry Empetrum nigrum) to acquire sufficient fat reserves for hibernation (Welch et al.
Rays clearly belong to Paedomorphic Type III of Carlquist (1988), a type seen in small shrubs such as Empetrum. Ray cells have secondary walls.