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Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn
Vaccinium oxycoccos L.
Synonyms: Oxycoccus oxycoccos
USDA Symbol: VAOX
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
AK , CT , ID , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV Canada: AB
, SK Native Habitat:
Bog/Fen,Tundra USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Larval Host: Bog Fritillary (Boloria eunomia)
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
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Mr. Smarty Plants says
Groundcover to reduce erosion for shady area in New York
May 05, 2009
We live on a lake with gravelly and clay soils, lots of wind and little sun. I am looking for a native ground cover that will help reduce erosion over some of the steep slopes facing south (under shad...
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff