Salmonberry or Thimbleberry

One of the benefits of living in the Pacific Northwest is the abundance of native berries.  Two shrubs in the Rose family: Salmonberry and Thimbleberry, are perennial favorites of forest foragers.  We will look their similarities and their differences, have a little fun with salmonberry leaves, and outline a very practical use for the exquisitely soft thimbleberry leaves. 


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