OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vaccinium stamineum   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-19-002a?:
Vaccinium stamineum var. stamineum   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Polycodium ashei

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Polycodium floridanum

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Deerberry, Whiteleaf Deerberry


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image of Vaccinium stamineum var. caesium, Florida Deerberry, Whiteleaf Deerberry

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image of Vaccinium stamineum var. caesium, Florida Deerberry, Whiteleaf Deerberry

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April    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

Inflorescence bracts nearly as large as normal foliage lvs. Stamens 4-6mm long, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Vaccinium stamineum var. caesium   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vaccinium stamineum   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-19-002a?:
Vaccinium stamineum var. stamineum   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Polycodium ashei

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Polycodium floridanum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2876

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Xeric woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate-campanulate corolla
10 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Green/Pink/Yellowish/Purple
Berry

 

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