Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!


Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or choose a plant family:

Vaccinium crassifolium ssp. sempervirens

Vaccinium crassifolium Andrews ssp. sempervirens (Rayner & L.F. Hend.) W.B. Kirkman & J.R. Ballington

Creeping Blueberry

Ericaceae (Heath family)

Synonym(s): Vaccinium sempervirens


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

No images of this plant

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


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


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

Go back