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Vaccinium scoparium Leiberg ex Coville
Grouse whortleberry, Grouseberry
USDA Symbol: VASC
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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
, WY Canada: AB
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: None
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff