highbush

adjective
high·bush | \ˈhī-ˈbu̇sh \

Definition of highbush 

: forming a notably tall or erect bush also : borne on a highbush plant

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White made taming the Northern highbush berries in her woods her life’s work, and made American agricultural history in the process. Rachel Wharton, New York Times, "In the Shadow of the Blueberry Titans, Smaller Growers Thrive," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of highbush

1805, in the meaning defined above

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