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Vaccinium vitis idaea
A low, evergreen shrub with 3"-8" upright branches with many shiny, hard, oval leaves. The flowers vary from white to pink, are small and bell-shaped, and are clustered at the end of the branches.
Acidic soil, hummocks in bogs, woods and alpine slopes up to about 3500 foot elevation
The berries usually ripen in early September in Alaska.