Bilberry is a name given to several species of low-growing shrubs in the genus Vaccinium (family Ericaceae) that bears fruits. The species most often referred to is Vaccinium myrtillus L., otherwise known as the European blueberry. Other names are blaeberry, whortleberry, whinberry (or winberry), wimberry, myrtle blueberry, fraughan, and other names regionally. They were called black-hearts in 19th century southern England, according to Thomas Hardy's 1878 novel


Translations: Mellene, Mėlynė, Afin, Borovnica, Cây nham lê, Borówka, Blauwe bosbes, नीलबदरी, Arando, Черника, Είδος βατόμουρου, عنبية, 월귤나무속, Borůvka, Bilberi, 覆盆子, Nabiu, Borovnica, Čučoriedka, Mirtillo, Blåbär, Боровница, ビルベリー, Myrtille, Heidelbeere, Blåbær, Blåbær, Arándano, Чорниця, Mustikka, Боровинка

Tasting Notes

Substitutes: Huckleberries, Cranberries, Blueberries, Red currants



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