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Every year, lovers of tart, juicy huckleberries trek into the forests of the Northwest to pick them at great effort. No one's managed to grow them commercially just yet, but their fans keep trying. Paul & Hien Brown/Flickr hide caption

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Marionberry fruit photographed at the National Centre for Organic Gardening, which has been the headquarters of the Henry Doubleday Research Association since the early 1980s. Michael Boys/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images hide caption

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Farmers harvest cranberries born from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's breeding program. The program has created a couple commercial varieties since it's inception. Jeff Miller/University of Wisconsin-Madison hide caption

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Albion strawberries, a variety created at UC Davis, grow on the Chino family farm in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., on March 7, 2013. Mike Blake/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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The saskatoon looks like a blueberry. But the shrub is more closely related to an apple tree. Kate Ware/Flickr hide caption

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Saskawhat? A Novel Berry Takes Root On Michigan Farms

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