The genus Vaccinium includes several edible fruits such as Blueberry, Bilberry, Cranberry, Whortleberry, Lingonberry, Cowberry and Huckleberry. They all grow in regions with a temperate climate.
Many fruits in this genus are edible and are eaten fresh or used to make jams, sauces, juice or to make fruit cakes or pies.
Species in the subgenus Oxycoccus are called “Cranberries”.
Species in the subgenus Vaccinium section “Cyanococcus” are the “Blueberries”.
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