Some articles on berries:
... 'Chlorocarpum' - berries green ... 'Leucocarpum' – berries greenish-white ... 'Xanthocarpum' – berries yellow ...
... there is an imbalance of carbohydrate levels in the vine tissues and some berries fail to set or simply fall off the bunch ... Grape berry size depends on the number of seeds so berries with no seeds will be significantly smaller than berries containing seeds ... On one cluster there may be berries of various sizes which can create problems during winemaking due to the varying "skin to pulp" ratio among the grapes ...
... In the Pacific Northwest of North America the berries can ripen from mid-June to late-July ... salmonberries are often referred to as "Russian berries" ... Because the berries are found in abundance there and look a lot like raspberries, one of the islands in the Kodiak archipelago is named Raspberry Island (Alaska) ...
... parks as an ornamental plant for its decorative pink flowers and berries ... The purple berries are a drupe ... Birds eat the berries and disperse the seeds ...
... It is made by crushing the saponin-containing berries of the Canada Buffaloberry (Shepherdia canadensis) ... angustifolium), camas bulb (Camassia quamash) or sweet berries such as salal berries (Gaultheria shallon), or thimbleberries (Rubus parviflorus) are occasionally added ...
Famous quotes containing the word berries:
“The strawberry grows underneath the nettle,
And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best
Neighbored by fruit of baser quality.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“After a pause at Balls Hill, the St. Annes of Concord voyageurs, not to say any prayer for the success of our voyage, but to gather the few berries which were still left on the hills, hanging by very slender threads, we weighed anchor again, and were soon out of sight of our native village. The land seemed to grow fairer as we withdrew from it.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“I wish I knew half what the flock of them know
Of where all the berries and other things grow,
Cranberries in bogs and raspberries on top
Of the boulder-strewn mountain, and when they will crop....”
—Robert Frost (18741963)