Farkleberry, Tree sparkleberry, Sparkleberry
Ericaceae (Heath Family)
USDA Symbol: VAAR
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Vaccinium arboreum var. arboreum
Location: Green Mountain Road, approximately 1.6 km north of Loop 1604.
Habitat: Soil clay based, alkaline. Growing with several types of trees, grasses and herbaceous plants.
Description: Tree, approximately 25 m tall. Leaves dark green, to 7.5 cm long, 37 mm wide, ovate, entire. Small white flowers clustered at end of branches.
Collector: Cecil Mayo
Collection Date: May 31, 1993
Specimen number: 004
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0435
Accession Date: Jul 16, 1993
Accession Number: 34
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Harry Cliffe Feb. 8, 1994