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Berries

  1. 1. Edible Wild Berries<br />By: Robert Penziol<br />
  2. 2. Benefits<br />High in antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients <br />Organically grown, not genetically engineered<br />Survival<br />
  3. 3. Appears in late summer and autumn<br />Ripe berries are black<br />Grow on a bush<br />Toothed, thorny, <br /> compound leaves<br />Clustered berries<br />Small drupelets<br />No poisonous <br /> look-alikes<br />Blackberries/Dewberries<br />
  4. 4. Yellow, white, purple, red, black<br />No branches<br />Bent over cane (stem of the plant)<br />Toothed, hairy leaves<br />Clustered berries<br />Small drupelets<br />Prevent cancer<br />Rubusidaeus - Raspberries<br />
  5. 5. Rubusspectabilis - Salmonberries<br />Large flowers <br />Yellow, orange or deep red<br />Small drupelets<br />Resembles a large yellow to orange-red raspberry 1.5–2 cm long <br />Ripen June to August<br />
  6. 6. Rubusparviflorus - Thimbleberries<br />Can be found at high altitude<br />Larger, flatter, and softer than raspberries<br />Dark red<br />Patches of deciduous forests<br />Eight inches diameter, hand-shaped leaves<br />Later in the summer or into early autumn<br />
  7. 7. Yellow, green, purple, red, pink, white<br />Usually have thorns<br />Tart flavor<br />Size: pea-small egg<br />Ribesuva-crispa - Wild-gooseberry<br />
  8. 8. Vacciniumparvifolium – Red Huckleberry<br />Grow on shrubs, rootstocks, runners or perennial plants<br />Red to dark blue berry, 8mm in diameter<br />Ripen in late August<br />Simple, toothed leaves<br />
  9. 9. Amelanchieralnifolia- Juneberry<br />Shrub, often grows in colonies<br />White flowers, 2-3cm across<br />Purple fruit<br />Ripen in early summer<br />
  10. 10. Evergreen shrub<br />Often only 1ft tall<br />Toothed, waxy, dark, glossy leaves<br />White, fuzzy berries<br />Purple when ripe<br />Gaultheria shallon – Salal<br />
  11. 11. Mahonia aquifolium - Oregon grape<br />Evergreen shrub, similar to holly<br />Found in partly sunny to full shaded, woody areas<br />Leaflets in groups of 5, 9, and 13<br />Small yellow flowers<br />Ripen in late summer and fall<br />Berries are in blue-black clusters, frosted appearance<br />
  12. 12. Ribesnigrum - Currant<br />Ripen in late summer<br />Bush appearing to be a clump of many different stems<br />Alternately-spaced, lobed, toothed, pale green leaves<br />Berries grow in clusters of chains<br />Can be red or black<br />
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  14. 14. Red Baneberry<br />Poisonous Berries<br />Ivy<br />Yew<br />Pokeweed<br />
  15. 15. Found in<br />Forests, meadows, riverbanks, abandoned fields and rural roadsides<br />Black and blue berries - yes<br />Red and white - no<br />No guaranteed easy method<br />Consult a guidebook for local berries<br />Never eat a berry without absolute certainty<br />

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