Vaccinium sect. Pyxothamnus
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 71: 417. 1941.
Plants forming small to extensive, open colonies, 0.8–10 dm; twigs green, glaucous, or yellow, ± angled, hairy in lines, often glabrous. Leaves deciduous; blade pale green or glaucous abaxially, dark green adaxially, ovate to broadly elliptic, 25–38 × 13–22 mm, membranous to subcoriaceous, margins ± entire, abaxial surface usually glabrous, rarely hairy, eglandular. Flowers: calyx green, glaucous, glabrous; corolla greenish white with pink striping, cylindro-urceolate, 4–10 mm; filaments ± glabrous. Berries usually blue, glaucous, 4–8 mm diam., glabrous. Seeds 5–20, ca. 1 mm. 2n = 24, 48.
w North America, Mexico, Central America, n South America
Species 7 or 8 (1 in the flora).
"entire" is not a number.