Vaccinium erythrocarpum subsp. erythrocarpum

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 517.

Plants crown-forming (sometimes suckering or rhizomatous when injured); twigs of current season ± terete, smooth, hairy in lines. Leaf-blades green, elliptic or ovate to oblong-lanceolate, 40–70 × 15–30 mm, membranous, margins serrulate, abaxial surface glandular-hairy. Inflorescence bracts caducous, 2, basal. Pedicels nodding, to 1.5 cm, glabrous. Flowers: calyx lobes to 1 mm, glabrous; corolla deeply reflexed, white, pink, or rarely red; filaments pilose. Berries red, deep purple, or black, 6–15 mm diam., glabrous. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering late spring-mid summer.
Habitat: Wooded slopes, subalpine shrub lands, boggy areas, rocky slopes and thickets
Elevation: 600-2000 m

Distribution

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Ga., N.C., Tenn., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

epigynous +  and hypogynous +
Sam P. Vander Kloet +
Michaux +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
black +, purple +, deep +  and red +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
ovate;oblong-lanceolate or spatulate +
membranous;coriaceous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
red +, pink +  and white +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
Ga. +, N.C. +, Tenn. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
600-2000 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
ovoid;globose +
Wooded slopes, subalpine shrub lands, boggy areas, rocky slopes and thickets +
terminal +  and axillary +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
deciduous +
usually much shorter +
shorter to longer +
10-locular +, pseudo +  and 4-5-locular +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering late spring-mid summer. +
4-5-carpellate +
Fl. Bor.-Amer. +
2-10-flowered +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
procumbent +  and creeping +
creeping +, spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
brochidodromous +
hairy +  and glabrous +
Hugeria erythrocarpa +  and Oxycoccus erectus +
Vaccinium erythrocarpum subsp. erythrocarpum +
Vaccinium erythrocarpum +
subspecies +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +