Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.8 of 59
August 1, Myles Standish State Forest, Plymouth
American cranberry, large cranberry
As compared to the circumboreal small cranberry, American cranberry is a large, stout plant. The berry is up to 2 cm in diameter
(compare to less than 1 cm in small cranberry), crowned by two little "ear-like" bractlets.