Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1582

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon in GA

Look for it in pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomatous, forming clonal colonies

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink/White
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed narrowly urceolate corolla
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black/Blue
Berry

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Vaccinium darrowii   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vaccinium darrowii   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cyanococcus myrsinites var. glaucum

 

COMMON NAME:
Darrow's Blueberry