Definition of Black huckleberry

1. Noun. Low shrub of the eastern United States bearing shiny black edible fruit; best known of the huckleberries.

Exact synonyms: Gaylussacia Baccata
Terms within: Huckleberry
Generic synonyms: Huckleberry



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Huckleberry

black gums
black hairstreak
black hairstreaks
black hat
black hats
black haw
black heel
black hellebore
black hellebores
black hemlock
black henbane
black hickory
black hole
black holes
black horehound
black huckleberry (current term)
black humor
black humour
black ice
black information
black jack
black kite
black knapweed
black knight
black knights
black knot
black larch
black lead
black letter
black letters

Literary usage of Black huckleberry

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1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"When I was a child I used to pick its berries on account of their larger size, and because of its being different from the common black huckleberry. ..."

2. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1890)
"This species furnishes the Huckleberry or black huckleberry of our markets. ... The vernacular names are given as black huckleberry by Bigelow, 1814, 1824, ..."

3. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"B. Leaves green both sides ; shrubs under 3 feet. (C.) C. Bracts small, I inch, among the flowers and fruit; fruit sweet but seedy. black huckleberry (403) ..."

4. Bush-fruits by Fred Wallace Card (1898)
"black huckleberry. This is a much branched, rigid shrub, from 1 to 3 feet high. Its flowers are dull, reddish yellow, and borne in short, onesided racemes ..."

5. Wild Pastures by Winthrop Packard (1909)
"I know that the low-bush black huckleberry, the kind of the sweet, ... Now if you crush the leaves of the lowbush black huckleberry you shall get ..."

6. Flora of New Bedford and the Shores of Buzzards Bay, with a Procession of by Eliphalet Williams Hervey (1911)
"A few bushes bearing the ordinary black huckleberry are interspersed with the white variety. The white variety has also been found in East Fairhaven. ..."

7. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"When I was a child I used to pick its berries on account of their larger size, and because of its being different from the common black huckleberry. ..."

8. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1890)
"This species furnishes the Huckleberry or black huckleberry of our markets. ... The vernacular names are given as black huckleberry by Bigelow, 1814, 1824, ..."

9. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"B. Leaves green both sides ; shrubs under 3 feet. (C.) C. Bracts small, I inch, among the flowers and fruit; fruit sweet but seedy. black huckleberry (403) ..."

10. Bush-fruits by Fred Wallace Card (1898)
"black huckleberry. This is a much branched, rigid shrub, from 1 to 3 feet high. Its flowers are dull, reddish yellow, and borne in short, onesided racemes ..."

11. Wild Pastures by Winthrop Packard (1909)
"I know that the low-bush black huckleberry, the kind of the sweet, ... Now if you crush the leaves of the lowbush black huckleberry you shall get ..."

12. Flora of New Bedford and the Shores of Buzzards Bay, with a Procession of by Eliphalet Williams Hervey (1911)
"A few bushes bearing the ordinary black huckleberry are interspersed with the white variety. The white variety has also been found in East Fairhaven. ..."

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