Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


119

Shrub, Subshrub
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it on high elevation granitic outcrop (in VA), per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White tinged pink
Bisexual
5 sepals
5-lobed urceolate corolla
(8-)10 included stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bearberry, Kinnikinick