Viburnum edule
  • Hul’qumi’num Name: qwemtsuls
  • Description: Deciduous shrub growing between 0.5-3m tall. The flowers are white and form small clusters, producing bright red berries. Leaves have 3 lobes and toothed margins.
  • Habitat: Prefer moist areas, along streams and forest edges.
  • Harvest: Flowers May-July. Fruit ripens late summer which are present throughout winter.
  • Edibility: Raw berries are edible, but are sweeter when dried.
  • Fun Fact: One of the few shrubs with berries available throughout winter, making it a very important food source for birds.

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