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Cranberry (American Cranberry, Bog Cranberry)

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  • Common Name: Cranberry (American Cranberry, Bog Cranberry)
  • Latin Name: Vaccinium oxycoccos
  • Family Name: Ericaceae

Unless your tortoise is one of the fruit-eating species, the berries of this shrub should not be fed.  The leaves of Cranberry are said to contain tannins and have some diuretic properties, so although a small amount in the diet would do no harm we don't recommend feeding the leaves in any quantity.

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