Growth characteristics of bearberry in the Black Hills

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Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture , Fort Collins, Colo
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Gr
StatementKieth E. Severson and E. Chester Garrett.
SeriesUSDA Forest Service research note RM -- 254.
ContributionsGarrett, E. Chester., Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
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Pagination3 p. :
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Open LibraryOL15563816M

Get this from a library. Growth characteristics of bearberry in the Black Hills. [Kieth E Severson; E Chester Garrett; Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.); United States. Forest Service.]. Bearberry is an evergreen plant that belongs to the heather family.

It can be found in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia. Bearberry is adapted to long periods of cold weather and it easily thrives tundra.

Bearberry grows on dry, poor, usually sandy soils, exposed to direct sunlight. It can be found in the mountains, shorelines, prairies, dunes and rocky areas. Bearberry, (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), also called kinnikinnick, flowering prostrate evergreen shrubs of the heath family (Ericaceae), occurring widely throughout the northern reaches of Europe, Asia, and North America in rocky and sandy woods and in open areas.

It has woody stems that are often – metres (5–6 feet) long. Roots develop from the stem, and the plant spreads, forming a. Excellent book for the lay person and for quick reference for more common plant species found in the Black Hills.

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Picea glauca was originally native from central Alaska all through the east, across southern/central Canada to the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland. It now has become naturalized southward into the far northern United States border states like Montana, Minnesota Clade: Tracheophytes.

SITE CHARACTERISTICS: In the Black Hills of South Dakota, growth begins in May and ends in September, Growth characteristics of bearberry in the Black Hills.

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Res. Note. RM Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 3 p. [] Severson, Kieth E.; Uresk.

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1. Alpine bearberry. It is a procumbent shrub 10–30 cm high (– in). Leaves are not winter green, but dead leaves persist on stems for several years. Berries are dark purple to black.

Red bearberry. It is a procumbent shrub 10–30 cm high (– in). Leaves are deciduous, falling in autumn to leave bare stems. Berries are g Climate: Prefers grassland, mountain summits and plateaus, ridges or ledges, sand plains and barrens.

GENERAL DISTRIBUTION: Bearberry is a widespread, circumpolar species. In North America, it grows from the northern half of California north to Alaska and across Canada and the northern United States to New England and Newfoundland.

Its range extends south in the Rocky Mountains to New Mexico. Arctostaphylos Growing and Care Guide. Common Names: Manzanita, Bearberry, Sandberry, Hog cranberry, Mountain box, Kinnikinick, Bear’s grape.

Life Cycle: Hardy perennial. Height: Prostate shrubs 2 to 12 inches (5 to 30 cm), through to small trees that may reach 20 feet ( cm).

Native: North America, Europe, Asia. Growing Region: Zones 3 to 7. Characteristics. The American black bear is the smallest North American bear.

It is usually black with a tan muzzle and a white patch on its chest. Black bears in the west may be cinnamon brown, and in parts of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory in Canada the black bear may even be silver-gray or white.

Characteristics The Black Bear physically has thick claws that allow them to climb trees and escape predators. They have behavioral adaptations too, like being very timid.

They will often be seen running away from house cats. American Black Bears will hibernate in the winter so that they don’t die from lack of food and the cold. The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Arctostaphylos below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles.

The medicinal deep green leaves of the bearberry plant were first documented in the Physicians of Myddfai, a thirteenth-century Welsh herbal reference book.

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Scientfic Name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ~ The evergreen leaves have a leathery texture, from 1/2 in to an inch long. ~ The Bearberry is a small shrub that is distributed over the Northern Hemisphere. It is found in the Northern latitudes and high mountains of Europe, Asia, and America.

Growth characteristics: Perennial; grows in North America, Europe, Asia, North Africa.

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In the Black Hills of South Dakota, growth begins in May and ends in September, but over half the season's total growth occurs during June. Phenological observations of kinnikinnick made over an 8-year period east of the Continental Divide in Montana and. Pinaceae -- Pine family Hans Nienstaedt and John C.

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They are known as zhimolost in Russia, haskap in Japan, and. The true heaths belong to the Erica genus and include more than species and countless cultivars, such as winter heath (Erica carnea), bell heath (Erica cinerea), Darley Dale heath (Erica x darleyensis), Cornish heath (Erica vagans), and cross-leaved heath (Erica tetralix).Hardiness ranges widely; for instance, Erica carnea will bloom under snow, but many of the South African varieties.

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