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Vaccinium scoparium Leib. ex Coville
Grouse whortleberry, Grouseberry
USDA Symbol: VASC
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Grouseberry is a member of the heath family (family Ericaceae) which is widespread, especially on acid soils, with about 1500 species, mostly shrubs, sometimes trees; 15 native tree and many native shrub species in North America.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY Canada: AB
, BC USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: None
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff