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Black Twinberry or Bracted Honeysuckle

Lonicera involucrata


Shiny black bitter berries


Moist or wet soil in forests across Canada


Not really edible, considered by some to be poisonous. Black Twinberry is also known as Inkberry for the fruits' color & as Bracted Honeysuckle because of the showy bracts that appear with the fruit. It is called Bearberry Honeysuckle or most whimsically "Grizzly Berries" because grizzly bears like them.

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Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Jul 23, 2013
Submitted on Jul 24, 2013

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