Our region has two species of cranberry: large and small. Large cranberry is the familiar cranberry grown commercially and used in cooking. See the small cranberry page for information on distinguishing the two species.
- Family: heath (Ericaceae)
- Habitat: bogs
- Height: 4-8 inches
- Flower size: 1/2 inch long
- Flower color: pale pink or white
- Flowering time: June to August
- Origin: native