OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Gaylussacia tomentosa   FAMILY Ericaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gaylussacia tomentosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Gaylussacia tomentosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-18-003b:
Gaylussacia frondosa var. tomentosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Decachaena tomentosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Dangleberry, Hairy Dangleberry, Hairytwig Huckleberry


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Gaylussacia tomentosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gaylussacia tomentosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Gaylussacia tomentosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-18-003b:
Gaylussacia frondosa var. tomentosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Decachaena tomentosa

 

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2634

Shrub
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Common in GA, rare in SC

Habitat: pine flatwoods, longleaf pine sandhills, xeric coastal fringe sandhills, pocosin ecotones, pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish-white/Pinkish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed urceolate to urceolate-campanulate corolla
10 included stamens
Inferior ovary

Flowers in axillary racemes on 2nd-year wood

FRUIT:
Summer
Blue
Berry

 

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