Vaccinium sect. Oxycoccus
Syn. Fl. Germ. Helv. 474. 1837..
Vines, trailing, sometimes ascending, 0.1-1.5 dm, not rhizomatous, (branches terete, slender, flexible, woody, glabrous or hairy, not verrucose, shoots from axillary buds). Leaves persistent. Inflorescences solitary flowers, in axils of leaflike bracts at base of current season or older shoots. Pedicels articulated with calyx-tube. Flowers (long-pedicellate); sepals 4; petals 4, slightly connate basally, corolla broadly ellipsoid; stamens 8, exserted; anthers without awns, tubules 2-6 mm, (slender), with terminal pores. Berries 4-locular. Seeds 3-12, (ca. 1 mm).
North America, Eurasia, circumboreal
Species 2 (2 in the flora).
"entire" is not a number.