wildflower wednesday soapberries

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Soapberry Shepherdia canadensis
This shrub makes wonderful red very very bitter berries later in the summer. First Nations make Indian ice cream from whipping the berries. When it’s hotter I like to eat a few when walking. They’re one of the most common shrubs around our place.

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