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Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Commercially valuable as a food crop, this species yields the best blueberries and autumn color when grown in full sun. Due to widespread hybridization, its distribution in Virginia has been difficult to map.*
* It occurs frequently in the southern mountains and is found in Arlington and Fairfax counties but is infrequent to rare elsewhere.
Can you choose which of these fruits is a true berry: blackberry, blueberry, raspberry, and strawberry?
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