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Empetrum nigrum ssp. hermaphroditum

Empetrum nigrum L. ssp. hermaphroditum (Lange ex Hagerup) Böcher

Black Crowberry

Empetraceae (Crowberry Family)

Synonym(s): Empetrum eamesii ssp. hermaphroditum, Empetrum hermaphroditum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Green , Purple , Brown


USA: AK , CA , MI , MN , NH , NY , OR , VT , WA
Canada: BC , NB , NL , NS , NT , NU , ON , PE , QC


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Empetrum nigrum ssp. hermaphroditum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Empetrum nigrum ssp. hermaphroditum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Empetrum nigrum ssp. hermaphroditum


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

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