Vaccinium sect. Vaccinium
Shrubs, procumbent to erect, (0.3-) 1.2-4 (-9) dm, rhizomatous. Leaves deciduous. Inflorescences axillary, racemes, 2-4-flowered, sometimes flowers solitary, ebracteate, from scaly bud on previous year’s wood. Pedicels ± articulated with calyx-tube. Flowers: sepals 4-5; petals 4-5 (-6), connate for 3/4 to nearly their entire lengths, corolla urceolate; stamens usually 8, included; anthers with awns, tubules ca. 1 mm. Berries 4-5-locular. Seeds ca. 8-15.
North America, Eurasia, circumboreal
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