Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub
Perennial

Native & non-native (Americas)

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Evergreen or Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/Pink/Reddish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed or 5-toothed persistant calyx
5-lobed urceolate to campanulate corolla
10 included stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black/Blue/Rarely white
Berry

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gaylussacia spp.   FAMILY Ericaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gaylussacia spp.   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 145-18-000:
Gaylussacia spp.   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Huckleberry


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