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Vaccinium alaskaense

Vaccinium alaskaense Howell

Alaska Blueberry

Ericaceae (Heath family)

Synonym(s): Vaccinium alaskense

USDA Symbol: VAAL3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 12 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK , OR , WA
Native Habitat: Moist or mesic coniferous woods, verges of road cuts, margins of coniferous woods, peaty slopes.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FAC
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.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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