Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2878

Shrub
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in xeric to submesic woodlands and forests, including pine-oak/heath and shrub balds, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Section: Polycodium

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Vaccinium stamineum var. 2 ("candicans")   FAMILY Ericaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vaccinium stamineum   FAMILY Ericaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 145-19-002a?:
Vaccinium stamineum var. stamineum   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Polycodium candicans

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Deerberry