Blending Blueberries Into Your Diet

Blueberries are perennial plants with indigo berries in the Cyanococcus section of the genus Vaccinium, which also includes cranberries and bilberries.  All these berries belong to the Ericaceae family, along with huckleberries, Rhododendron, azalea, heath, and heather. Vaccinium species are classified according to their growth habit as high-bush and low-bush berries: High-bush blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum) grow on a highly branched, […]