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Picture of Bearberry Plant press of Bearberry
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.


Plant Description:

  • Creeping shrub that covers the ground like a mat
  • Leaves are a dark, shiny green
  • Pinkish-white flowers are cup shaped
  • Bright red berries
  • Occurs on eroded slopes and on sandy hills
  • Tea, if used frequently, can cause stomach and liver problems
  • Found at Stops 1 and 2


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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