Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Smooth Highbush Blueberry
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JK Marlow jkm0305q_04
May Haywood County NC
Corneille Bryan Native Garden
Apparently not reliably identifiable based on morphology, per Weakley's Flora.
JK Marlow jkm120505_027
May Rabun County GA
Chattahoochee National Forest
42 species of bees have been observed visiting highbush blueberry flowers, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmvcorymbosum_brp234
June Alleghaney County NC
Blue Ridge Parkway
Fruit blue, with glaucous bloom, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmvcorymbosum_cg2
Urn-shaped white flowers open after some development of new leaves, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmvcorymbosum_cg3
Calyx lobes triangular-ovate and spreading, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.