groundberry

Definitions of groundberry
  1. noun
    small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia
    synonyms: Astroloma humifusum, Styphelia humifusum, cranberry heath, ground-berry, native cranberry
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    type of:
    bush, shrub
    a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
  2. noun
    creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
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