Cowberry

The cowberry — is a short evergreen shrub, native to boreal forest and Arctic tundra throughout the Northern Hemisphere from Eurasia to North America. Cowberries are picked in the wild and used to accompany a variety of dishes in Northern Baltoscandia.

 

This summer thanks to early spring and warm fall in September the cowberry begin to blossom second time and on the shrub appeared the blossom together with a berries.

In Murmansk the harvest of cowberry usually starts 1 September.

 

The map shows a time of a blossom the cowberry

(dark — earlier than 25 April, light — later than 10 July)