Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1588

Shrub
Perennial

Native & non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Deciduous or Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/Pink/Greenish
Bisexual
4-5 lobed calyx
4-5 lobed urceolate, campanulate, or rotate corolla
8-10 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue/Black/Red
Berry

 

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

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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vaccinium spp.   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 145-19-000:
Vaccinium spp.   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Blueberry, Sparkleberry, Deerberry, Cranberry