Empetrum nigrum L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection

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Empetrum nigrum (rights holder: Thomas Quine)© Thomas Quine (licence)


It's not hard to guess where this plant got its name from. Crows, together with curlews, doves, pheasants and gulls, like to eat the berries of this plant. The shiny black berries are edible for people however don't have much flavor. Even grazing animals don't eat crowberry. The plants are either male or female. Once they get berries, it's easy to see which ones are female. However, you can also d... © Copyright Ecomare (licence)

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