Definition of Highbush cranberry
1. Noun. Deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries.
Group relationships: Genus Viburnum, Viburnum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Highbush cranberry
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1. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"Highbush-cranberry. A shrub four to ten feet high. Fruit similar to cranberries. Said to be the parent of the cultivated snow-ball. ..."
2. Report by Illinois Highway Commission (1913)
"... the highbush cranberry and the red osier dogwood. How pleasant it will be to have our roadsides filled with bird song again. We can accomplish this by ..."
3. The Chemistry and Analysis of Drugs and Medicines by Henry Corbin Fuller (1920)
"V. lentago is the sweet viburnum, sheep- or nanny-hern', V. prunifolium, the stag-bush or slow berry, and V. opulus, the highbush cranberry. ..."
4. Field Book of Birds of the Southwestern United States by Roger Tory Peterson, Gilbert Haven Trafton, Luther E. Wyman, Elizabeth F. Burnell (1916)
"Flowering crab-apple highbush cranberry Wild rose Rosa multiflora Most desirable fruits. It is a matter of quite common observation that, on the whole, ..."
5. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1901)
"The fruit, known as " highbush cranberry" is used for sauce and jellies. Cucurbita Pepo. Pumpkin seeds have been used to make custard pies, ..."