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General: Heath Family (Ericaceae). Cascade bilberry is a low, bushy shrub less that 4-dm tall. The branches are slightly angled; young branches are grayish and minutely pubescent, turning purplish with age. The leaves are obovate, 2-4 cm long, finely dentate, very glaucous, and rounded at the apex. The flowers are solitary, pinkish, urn-shaped blossoms in the axils of the leaves. The dusky blue berries are > 9 mm in diameter.