Definition of High-bush blueberry

1. Noun. High-growing deciduous shrub of eastern North America bearing edible blueish to blackish berries with a distinct bloom; source of most cultivated blueberries.

Exact synonyms: Swamp Blueberry, Tall Bilberry, Vaccinium Corymbosum
Terms within: Blueberry
Generic synonyms: Blueberry, Blueberry Bush

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Literary usage of High-bush blueberry

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"Of the ornamental species none are more strikingly beautiful late in the autumn than the common high-bush blueberry, V. corymbosum. ..."

2. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1890)
"... 1875; Swamp Huckleberry by Emerson, 1875 ; Common High Blueberry by Wood, 1875, and High Bush Blueberry by Robinson, 1880, the preferable name. ..."

3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1901)
"(a variety of our high bush blueberry) with white berries collected by him in Andover ... Mr. William Brewster tells me that there is a high bush blueberry, ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... while 'blueberry' is applied to the lower-growing species as above, and 'high-bush blueberry' to V. corymbosum. The red-berried species are, in general, ..."

5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1873)
"The high-bush blueberry. ED. WESTERN HORTICULTURIST: I should like to learn through THE HORTICULTURIST, or otherwise, if the high-bush blueberry can be ..."

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