Vaccinium ovatum

Pursh

Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 290. 1813 ,.

Common names: California huckleberry
Endemic
Synonyms: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 530. Mentioned on page 516.

Plants clump or crown-forming; twigs ± terete, pilose. Leaf-blades pale green abaxially, lustrous dark green adaxially, narrowly ovate, 21–29 × 8–12 mm, coriaceous, margins sharply serrate, surfaces glandular abaxially. Flowers: corolla pinkish, 3–5 mm; filaments hairy. Berries black or blue, 6–8 mm diam. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering early spring-mid summer.
Habitat: Edges of coniferous forests, also epiphytic on trunks of redwoods
Elevation: 0-30 m

Distribution

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B.C., Calif., Oreg., Wash.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

... more about "Vaccinium ovatum"
hairy +  and glabrous +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
Sam P. Vander Kloet +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
blue +  and black +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
glabrous +  and glaucous +
dark green +  and pale green +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (3.8 cm38 mm <br />0.038 m <br />) +
ovate;broadly elliptic +
membranous;subcoriaceous +
13mm;22mm +
glabrous +  and glaucous +
small +  and extensive +
California huckleberry +
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 />) +
B.C. +, Calif. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
0-30 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
ovoid;globose +
Edges of coniferous forests, also epiphytic on trunks of redwoods +
terminal +  and axillary +
dark green +  and pale green +
2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br /> (2.9 cm29 mm <br />0.029 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 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 +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
nearly +, distinct +  and connate +
4 +  and 5 +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering early spring-mid summer. +
4-5-carpellate +
Fl. Amer. Sept. +
2-10-flowered +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
4 +  and 5 +
procumbent +  and creeping +
creeping +, spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
brochidodromous +
hairy +  and glabrous +
Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum +
Vaccinium ovatum +
Vaccinium sect. Pyxothamnus +
species +
yellow +  and green +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +