Definition of salmonberry
: a showy red-flowered raspberry (Rubus spectabilis) of the Pacific coast of North America; also : its edible salmon-colored fruit
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Salmonberries, ranging from flowering to almost ripe, were everywhere, a draw for Rufous hummingbirds.
Big old cedars and madronas shade the edges of the property; thickets of native salmonberry feed the birds; and paths weave their way down to the beach, completing the navigation of this enchanting hillside, from woodland meadow to saltwater beach.
The fresh and dried fish; the fat, oil, or meat from beaver, caribou, moose, polar bear, seal, and walrus; cranberries, salmonberries, and wild rhubarb—
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