Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3896

Subshrub, Trailing woody vine
Perennial

Native (circumboreal, south in North America to WV)
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White to deep pink
Bisexual
4-lobed calyx
4-lobed corolla
8 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Berry

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vaccinium oxycoccos   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Oxycoccus palustris

 

COMMON NAME:
Small Cranberry