Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Bearberry at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Flora of North America
Vaccinium erythrocarpum ssp. erythrocarpum
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Bearberry, Highbush Cranberry, Southern Mountain Cranberry
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmverythrocarpum_gfm2
June Avery County NC
Easily identified by its distinctive slender, red, 4-parted flowers, per Wild Flowers of NC, 2nd edition.
JK Marlow jkm080924_077
September Transylvania County NC
Blue Ridge Parkway
Leaves finely serrate, glabrous, long-pointed. Fruit borne on long stalks, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.