Northern Bushcraft


  • berry has a sweet taste when mature.
  • berry can be dried for storage.
  • berries can be boiled in water and spread to dry as a cake.
  • juice from boiled berries can be cooled to make a jelly.
  • varieties in Northwest Territories are Velvetleaf blueberry (Vaccinium myrtilloides), Dwarf blueberry (Vaccinium caespitosum), Bog blueberry (Vaccinium uliginosum) and Oval-leaf blueberry (Vaccinium ovalifolium).
  • grows in both wooded and open moist areas.
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