Taxon  Report   8194 
Vaccinium cespitosum  Michaux
Dwarf bilberry,  Huckleberry

Vaccinium cespitosum
© 2010 Keir Morse
Vaccinium cespitosum
© 2005 Steve Matson
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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Vaccinium cespitosum
© 2007 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Vaccinium
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate 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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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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