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Vaccinium boreale

Vaccinium boreale I.V. Hall & Aalders

Northern blueberry

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: VABO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Fruit edible.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
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Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green

Distribution

USA: ME , NH , NY , VT
Canada: NB , NL , NS
Native Habitat: Woodland

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist

Benefit

Attracts: Butterflies

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Vaccinium boreale in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Vaccinium boreale in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Vaccinium boreale

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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