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crowberry,

evergreen alpine and arctic shrub of the genus Empetrum (or, sometimes, other related species), bearing black, red, or purple berrylike fruits. Some are cultivated in rock gardens. Crowberry is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Ericales, family Empetraceae.
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Resident Linda Percival, spokeswoman for Stoptheplot2011, said: "There is a clear boundary to the village and Crowberry Lane opens out onto open fields.
Resident Linda Percival, spokeswoman for a protest group called Stoptheplot2011, said: "There is a clear boundary to the village and Crowberry Lane opens out onto open fields.
Above 900 m in elevation, the grassland-forb-shrub formation is replaced by an alpine vegetation dominated by extensive heath mats of crowberry (Empetrum nigrum), alpine azalea (Loiseleuria procumbens), diapensia (Diapensia lapponica), Kamchatka rhododendron (Rhododendron kamtschaticum), purple heather (Phyllodoce empetriformis), Alaska heather (Cassiope lycopodioides), alpine bearberry (Arctostaphylos alpina), mountain cranberry (Vaccinium vitis idea), bog blueberry (V.
Behind the dunes sea buckthorn (Hippophae rham-noides) and crowberry (Empetrum nigrum) shrub.
GR itself comprised mostly subalpine ground dominated by tallish vegetation, chiefly heather with some blaeberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) and crowberry (Empetrum nigrum).
But the climbers, from England, were dead when the team arrived at the area, called Crowberry Gully.
Of these, 20 are edible and the best known are lingonberry, cranberry, cloudberry, blueberry, crowberry and buckthorn berry.
5) The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta ecosystem, a flat wetland region pocked with peat mounds and sand dunes, is dominated by the dwarf scrub crowberry (Empetrum nigrum).
After a mug-up, we rested in pale sunlight on crowberry mats that smelled of resin.
Sources like Chokeberry, Mountain ash berry, Japanese plum, Cherry plum, Rabbiteye blueberry, Bog whortleberry, Date, Mango, Crowberry, Rosehip, Buckwheat, Millet, Fababean, Chicory, Ginseng, Taro, Turnip, Eggplant, Perilla, Rhubarb and Tamarind are discussed along with many others.
Berries of bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus and crowberry, Empetrum nigrum and E.