Vaccinium arboreum

Marshall

Arbust. Amer., 157. 1785 ,.

Common names: Farkleberry
Endemic
Synonyms: Batodendron arboreum (Marshall) Nuttall Vaccinium arboreum var. glaucescens (Greene) Sargent
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 525. Mentioned on page 516.

Shrubs or trees, trunks to 35 cm diam. at breast height; twigs of current season reddish green, glabrous, glaucous, or glandular-hairy, not verrucose. Leaf-blades pale green, glaucous, obovate to oblong, 22–40 × 12–20 mm, coriaceous, surfaces glabrous or glandular-hairy abaxially, glabrous and lustrous adaxially. Inflorescence bracts ± persistent. Pedicels slender, 0.8–1.2 cm. Flowers: calyx 21–29 × 7–13 mm; corolla white, 3–5 mm; filaments ciliate. Berries shiny black, 7–9 mm diam. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering spring.
Habitat: Sandy or rocky habitats, usually xeric woodlands
Elevation: 0-800 m

Distribution

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Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Kans., Ky., La., Miss., Mo., N.C., Okla., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Va.

Discussion

Vaccinium arboreum is rare and local in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, and Virginia.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

... more about "Vaccinium arboreum"
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
Sam P. Vander Kloet +
Marshall +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Batodendron +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
ovate;oblong-lanceolate or spatulate +
membranous;coriaceous +
2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br /> (2.9 cm29 mm <br />0.029 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
Farkleberry +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, N.C. +, Okla. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +  and Va. +
0-800 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
ovoid;globose +
Sandy or rocky habitats, usually xeric woodlands +
terminal +  and axillary +
2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
deciduous +
usually much shorter +
shorter to longer +
serrate +  and entire +
10-locular +, pseudo +  and 4-5-locular +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
Arbust. Amer., +
5-17-flowered +
glandular-hairy +, glaucous +  and glabrous +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
procumbent +  and creeping +
creeping +, spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
brochidodromous +
glabrous +  and glandular-hairy +
Batodendron arboreum +  and Vaccinium arboreum var. glaucescens +
Vaccinium arboreum +
Vaccinium sect. Batodendron +
species +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
tree +  and shrub +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +