Styphelia humifusum
groundberry groundberry n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin-fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}.

Syn: native cranberry, cranberry heath, {Astroloma humifusum}, {Styphelia humifusum}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A creeping shrub of eastern North America ({Gaultheria procumbens}) having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil.

Syn: teaberry, wintergreen, checkerberry, mountain tea, creeping wintergreen, {Gaultheria procumbens}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Styphelia humifusum — noun small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia • Syn: ↑native cranberry, ↑groundberry, ↑ground berry, ↑cranberry heath, ↑Astroloma humifusum •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Astroloma humifusum — groundberry groundberry n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}. Syn: native cranberry, cranberry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astroloma humifusum — groundberry groundberry n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}. Syn: native cranberry, cranberry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astroloma humifusum — noun small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia • Syn: ↑native cranberry, ↑groundberry, ↑ground berry, ↑cranberry heath, ↑Styphelia humifusum •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gaultheria procumbens — groundberry groundberry n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}. Syn: native cranberry, cranberry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gaultheria procumbens — groundberry groundberry n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}. Syn: native cranberry, cranberry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • groundberry — n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}. Syn: native cranberry, cranberry heath, {Astroloma… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • native cranberry — noun small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia • Syn: ↑groundberry, ↑ground berry, ↑cranberry heath, ↑Astroloma humifusum, ↑Styphelia humifusum •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cranberry heath — noun small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia • Syn: ↑native cranberry, ↑groundberry, ↑ground berry, ↑Astroloma humifusum, ↑Styphelia humifusum •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ground-berry — noun 1. small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia • Syn: ↑native cranberry, ↑groundberry, ↑cranberry heath, ↑Astroloma humifusum, ↑Styphelia humifusum …   Useful english dictionary

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