Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3604

Shrub
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in swamps, bogs, moist ground, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Blue
Berry

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vaccinium caesariense   FAMILY Ericaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 145-19-008?:
Vaccinium corymbosum   FAMILY Ericaceae

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Vaccinium corymbosum

 

COMMON NAME:
New Jersey Highbush Blueberry