Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Ericaceae
Vaccinium corymbosum L.

Verified by: Temperate sect. 10 July 2014
Notes: Verified with Flora of North America online and Van der Kloet, S.P. 1980 'The taxonomy of the highbush blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum' Canad. J. Bot. 58:1187-1201. Twigs verrucose. Leaves deciduous, pubescent; inflorescences racemose appearing on old wood. Flowers bell-shaped, white. Filaments ciliate and apex of anther caudate with poricidal dehiscence, basal appendages lacking. Ovary inferior. A. atrococcum (A.Gray) A.Heller is a synonym of V. corymbosum.
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Locality:  U.S.A.: New Jersey, 12.8 Km North of Tuckerton, Ocen County, New Jersey.
Field notes: Open wet margin of lake.
Collector:J.W.; M.T.Adams 20

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