groundberry

noun

ground·​ber·​ry
ˈgrau̇n(d)-—see berry
1
: checkerberry sense 1 a
also : the plant producing this berry
2
Australia : native cranberry
3
: a thick trailing evergreen shrub (Rubus hespidus) of eastern North America that is used as a ground cover especially on banks and in rock gardens and that has hispid canes and glossy foliolate leaves

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“Groundberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/groundberry. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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