any of several ferns of the genus Botrychium, comprising several species having grapelike clusters of sporangia.
Why Do We Call Them Berries?
The berry family is a linguistic invention particular to Germanic languages, like English. Other languages, like Spanish and French, do not combine the wide, diverse berry family into one group, but rather have very different words for blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries.
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