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Vaccinium crassifolium ssp. crassifolium

Vaccinium crassifolium Andrews ssp. crassifolium

Creeping Blueberry

Ericaceae (Heath family)

Synonym(s): Herpothamnus crassifolius

USDA Symbol: VACRC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Stems mat-forming and trailing, up to about 3 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: GA , NC , SC , VA
Native Habitat: Coastal plain, open pine flatwoods, pine barrens, pocosin ecotones and associated disturbed areas, road cuts, fire trails, mown roadsides.

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

Metadata

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

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