Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2374

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in bogs, pocosins, swamps, also in uplands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Pinkish /Greenish (rarely whitish)
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed urceolate corolla
10 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Black
Berry

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vaccinium fuscatum   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 145-19-010:
Vaccinium atrococcum   FAMILY Ericaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cyanococcus fuscatus

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cyanococcus atrococcus

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Highbush Blueberry, Black Highbush Blueberry