The high bush cranberry is native to every province in Canada. In spring, it is covered in stunning white lace cap flowers held atop a backdrop of lush, dark green foliage. It features an abundance of magnificent scarlet berries from late summer to late winter. While the berries are not a favourite of many birds, they are a very important survival food as the winter progresses The fruit are edible raw but they are best used for making jams, preserves or sauces and can be a useful cooking ingredient. They are extremely healthy, being an excellent source of vitamin C and extremely high levels of antioxidants.