Blueberries are a group of flowering plants in the genus Vaccinium.

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They are native to eastern Asia and North America. The leaves can be either deciduous or evergreen, oval shaped or lancelike. The flowers are bell-shaped, white, pale pink or red, sometimes tinged greenish.

 Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at PhotobucketThe fruit is botanically a true berry about 15 mm diameter with a flared “crown” at the end; they are pale greenish at first, then reddish-purple, and finally turn blue or dark purple on ripening. They have a sweet taste when mature, with variable acidity. The blueberry season typically peaks in October and November here.

 

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