Vaccinium crassifolium

Andrews

Bot. Repos. 2: plate 105. 1800,.

Endemic
Synonyms: Herpothamnus crassifolius (Andrews) Small Vaccinium crassifolium subsp. sempervirens (D. A. Rayner & J. Henderson) W. B. Kirkman & Ballington Vaccinium sempervirens
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 525. Mentioned on page 516.

Plants extensively mat-forming (often by layering), with erect branches from lateral buds, rooting and/or swelling into woody burls at nodes; twigs of current-year reddish green, terete, finely hairy, not verrucose. Leaf-blades dark green, elliptic to obovate, (10–) 12–15 (–39) × (4–) 5–7 (–24) mm, coriaceous, margins ± entire, surfaces glabrescent. Pedicels 0.1–0.3 cm. Flowers: calyx lobes distinct; corolla usually white, 3–5 mm; filaments ciliate. Berries black, 6–8 mm diam., insipid. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering late spring.
Habitat: Coastal plain, open pine flatwoods, pine barrens, pocosin ecotones and associated disturbed areas, road cuts, fire trails, mown roadsides
Elevation: 0-200 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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"entire" is not a number.

... more about "Vaccinium crassifolium"
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
Sam P. Vander Kloet +
Andrews +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Herpothamnus +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
ovate;oblong-lanceolate or spatulate +
membranous;coriaceous +
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 />) +
Ga. +, N.C. +, S.C. +  and Va. +
0-200 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
ovoid;globose +
Coastal plain, open pine flatwoods, pine barrens, pocosin ecotones and associated disturbed areas, road cuts, fire trails, mown roadsides +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3.9 cm39 mm <br />0.039 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br />) +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
persistent +
usually much shorter +
shorter to longer +
10-locular +, pseudo +  and 4-5-locular +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering late spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
Bot. Repos. +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
procumbent +  and creeping +
creeping +, spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
brochidodromous +
Herpothamnus crassifolius +, Vaccinium crassifolium subsp. sempervirens +  and Vaccinium sempervirens +
Vaccinium crassifolium +
Vaccinium sect. Herpothamnus +
species +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
plant +  and mat-forming +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +