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Vaccinium fuscatum (Black highbush blueberry)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Vaccinium fuscatum

Vaccinium fuscatum Aiton

Black highbush blueberry

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Synonym(s): Cyanococcus atrococcus, Cyanococcus fuscatus, Cyanococcus virgatus, Vaccinium arkansanum, Vaccinium atrococcum, Vaccinium corymbosum var. atrococcum

USDA Symbol: VAFU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Complexity: Simple
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DE , KY , LA , MS , NC , NJ , SC , TN , TX , VA

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-05-22
Research By: DEW

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