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Vaccinium caesariense

Vaccinium caesariense Mack.

High-bush Blueberry, New Jersey Blueberry

Ericaceae (Heath family)


USDA Symbol: VACA6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: FL , GA , MA , MD , ME , NC , NH , NJ , NY , PA , RI , SC , VA
Native Habitat: Open swamps, bogs, sandy margins of lakes, ponds and streams, flatwoods, gray-birch scrub, pine barrens, mires, bay heads, upland meadows and woods, ravines, mountain summits.

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.

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


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

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