Vaccinium darrowii

Camp

Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 69: 240. 1942 (as darrowi) ,.

Common names: Darrow’s evergreen blueberry
Endemic
Basionyms: Vaccinium myrsinites var. glaucum A. Gray in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2: 21. 1878,
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 527. Mentioned on page 516.

Plants forming extensive open colonies, 1–15 dm; twigs pale green, glaucous, ± terete, puberulent. Leaves persistent for 1+ years; blade usually pale green abaxially, dark green adaxially, elliptic, 7–11 × 3–5 mm, coriaceous, margins entire, (often inrolled), surfaces usually glabrous abaxially (rarely minutely hairy along midvein). Flowers: calyx greenish, glabrous; corolla white tinged with pink or red, ± urceolate, 4–6 mm; filaments ciliate. Berries blue, glaucous, 8–10 mm diam., glabrous. Seeds 10–20, ca. 1 mm. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering winter–spring.
Habitat: Low flatwoods, scrubby flatwoods, oak-scrub, palmetto scrubs and swales
Elevation: 0-30 m

Distribution

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Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

... more about "Vaccinium darrowii"
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
Sam P. Vander Kloet +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Vaccinium myrsinites var. glaucum +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
glabrous +  and glaucous +
dark green +  and pale green +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
ovate;oblong-lanceolate or spatulate +
coriaceous +
3mm;5mm +
extensive +
Darrow’s evergreen blueberry +
, +  and white tinged with pink or white tinged with red +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +  and Miss. +
0-30 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
ovoid;globose +
Low flatwoods, scrubby flatwoods, oak-scrub, palmetto scrubs and swales +
terminal +  and axillary +
pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
persistent +
usually much shorter +
shorter to longer +
10-locular +, pseudo +  and 4-5-locular +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering winter–spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
2-10-flowered +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
procumbent +  and creeping +
creeping +, spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
brochidodromous +
Vaccinium darrowii +
Vaccinium sect. Cyanococcus +
species +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
pale green +
puberulent +  and glaucous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +