The Cloudberry is a herbaceous perennial plant with wrinkled and kidney shaped leaves. Its white flowers bloom in June while its golden yellow berries ripen from July to August.
Cloudberry thrives in a variety of swampy habitats, such as in nutritious peat forests and barren morass. The species can also be found in bogs, marshes, wet meadows and tundra. The distribution area of Cloudberry covers almost the entire Northern Hemisphere, between 55 and 78 latitude.
The lovely Cloudberry has many names, such as Nordic berry, Bakeapple, Knotberry and Averin. Its aromatic and vitamin C-rich berry is an economically valuable delicacy. Thanks to its sophisticated taste, Cloudberry is very popular around the world, especially as an ingredient in desserts.
Cloudberry plants grow abundantly and can cover the entire marsh. The species is quite sensitive to the changes of moisture and acidity of its habitat. It does not grow well in a drained swamp.
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