OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Gaylussacia orocola   FAMILY Ericaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gaylussacia dumosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-18-002?:
Gaylussacia dumosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lasiococcus orocola

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue Ridge Bog Huckleberry, Blue Ridge Huckleberry


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Gaylussacia orocola   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gaylussacia dumosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-18-002?:
Gaylussacia dumosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lasiococcus orocola

 

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4352

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: bogs, seepages over granite, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous to semi-evergreen?
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed urceolate to narrowly campanulate corolla
10 included stamens
Inferior ovary

Flowers in axillary racemes on 2nd-year wood

FRUIT:
Black
Berry

 

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