The juice of bearberries gives them a bright red.
"The Drama of the Forests" by Arthur Heming
Bearberries grew in profusion everywhere.
"Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska" by Charles Warren Stoddard
Characteristic plants are the blueberry and bearberry, mixed with creeping juniper and a few scattered grasses.
"Notes on the Mammals of Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties, Michigan, 1920" by L. R. Dice
Arbutin, C12H16O7, which occurs in bearberry along with methyl arbutin, hydrolyses to hydroquinone and glucose.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
Among groundcovers , low-growing junipers and bearberry prefer sunny areas and tolerate sandy soils.
The twinberry shrub is known by numerous names — black twinberry , twinberry honeysuckle and bearberry honeysuckle.