Taxon  Report   8194 
Vaccinium cespitosum  Michaux
Huckleberry, dwarf bilberry
Vaccinium cespitosum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Genus: Vaccinium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Vaccinium arbuscula
PLANTS: Vaccinium caespitosum var. arbuscula
PLANTS: Vaccinium caespitosum var. caespitosum
PLANTS: Vaccinium caespitosum var. paludicola
PLANTS: Vaccinium cespitosum var. arbuscula
PLANTS: Vaccinium cespitosum var. cespitosum
PLANTS: Vaccinium cespitosum var. paludicola
PLANTS: Vaccinium nivictum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Vaccinium caespitosum
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website references on Google


Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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