Huckleberrry Species

Anticipating picking huckleberry yet?  If so, (or even if not!), you might want to check out this article on identifying the different types of huckleberries.

Natural Life of the Lost Coast: Huckleberries
Redwood Times

Most of us know the evergreen huckleberry that is commonly found in the North Coast. When we encounter them in the summertime, we eat a few of the dark purple berries, fresh off the bush, or make the berries into pies and jelly. Did you know there is also a red huckleberry? Both share the same genus name, Vaccinium.



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