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winterberry

[win-ter-ber-ee] /ˈwɪn tərˌbɛr i/
noun, plural winterberries.
1.
any of several North American hollies of the genus Ilex, having red berries that are persistent through the winter.
2.
black alder (def 1).
Origin of winterberry
1750-1760
1750-60; winter + berry
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  • winterberry holly will add a touch of red while visiting northern birds contribute their quiet winter songs.
  • Shrubs include winterberry, meadowsweet, and others.
  • Wild-raisin and winterberry may occur in more protected or moist pockets.
  • The main branch, which is winterberry, is vertically straight and upright with some side branches.
  • winterberry is a deciduous holly that is slow growing, with an upright-rounded habit.
  • By planting dogwood and winterberry, you'll provide food for fall.
  • The shrub layer is sparse with common winterberry and the ground layer is depauperate.
  • Other common shrubs include red osier dogwood, common winterberry, and willows.
  • The edges are shrubby with alder, mountain-holly, and common winterberry.
  • Mitigation will include winterberry and high bush blueberry plants.

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