Lingonberry, or Lingenberry, a low creeping, evergreen shrub that grows in northern Europe, Asia, and North America. It is also called mountain cranberry, cowberry, and foxberry. The lingonberry bears small clusters of white or pink flowers and red-skinned berries similar to cranberries. Lingonberries are used in the same way as cranberries.
The lingonberry is Vaccinium vitis-idaea of the heath family, Ericaceae.The lingonberry bears small clusters of flowers and red-skinned berries similar to cranberries.