OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Vaccinium darrowii   FAMILY Ericaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vaccinium darrowii   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyanococcus myrsinites var. glaucum

 

COMMON NAME:
Darrow's Blueberry


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image of Vaccinium darrowii, Darrow's Blueberry

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvdarrowii_ths

June        

Fruit glaucous, blue, and only 4-6mm in diameter, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

image of Vaccinium darrowii, Darrow's Blueberry

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvdarrowii_ths2

June        

image of Vaccinium darrowii, Darrow's Blueberry

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvdarrowii_ths3

June        

Leaves markedly glaucous and bluish-green, lacking stalked glands beneath, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

 

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, 1938)
Cyanococcus myrsinites var. glaucum

 

Find by scientific name:

1582

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon in GA

Habitat: 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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