[The Elderberries of Mt. Adams]

High-bush Cranberry

Viburnum edule

The photo above shows the tri-lobed, opposite leaves and inflorescence of high-bush cranberry as seen at Island Cabin Campground on the southeastern slopes of Mt. Adams........................June 18, 2006.

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of high-bush cranberry as seen at Island Cabin Campground on the southeastern slopes of Mt. Adams........................June 18, 2006.

The photo above shows a close-up of a cluster of fruits of high-bush cranberry as seen at the junction of forest roads #23 and #8810 at the southwestern corner of Mt. Adams...................August 26, 2005.

The photo above shows the upper leaf surface of high-bush cranberry as seen at Island Cabin Campground on the southeastern slopes of Mt. Adams........................June 18, 2006.

The photo above shows a close-up of the lower leaf surface of high-bush cranberry as seen at the junction of forest roads #23 and #8810 at the southwestern corner of Mt. Adams...................June 21, 2005. Note the small cluster of spent flowers. This species usually has fewer than 50 flowers per inflorescence.

Paul Slichter