The blog is a record of my Alaska berry gathering dates since 2011, mostly in Southcentral and Interior Alaska. I also have info pages for the species I usually gather, with various names and photos of the plant. Please comment with any other local names you know! I’ll add more species as I learn more and visit more areas.
|Heath Family Bog Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Dwarf Blueberry, Alaska Blueberry, Lowbush Cranberry, Bog Cranberry, Black Bearberry, Red Bearberry|
|Rose Family Cloudberry, Salmonberry, Raspberry, Nagoonberry, Trailing Raspberry, Strawberry, Serviceberry, Rose|
|Gooseberry Family Red Currant, Northern Black Currant, Trailing Black Currant|
|Crowberry Family Crowberry|
|Moschatel Family Highbush Cranberry|
|Lily Family Watermelon Berry|
|Pine Family Spruce|
|Amaranth Family Strawberry Spinach|
|More Species (I don’t gather)|
Using the Blog
Tagged keywords in the blog posts can show trends in timing year to year. The Tag Cloud on the Blog page includes all tags used in my posts. To search multiple tags, add tags together in the URL, e.g., https://alaskaberryblog.com/tag/july+highbush-cranberry or https://alaskaberryblog.com/tag/paxson+crowberry+august
Under this menu are Plant Pages for species I do not gather, various information and terms related to the state, and anything else I might add later.