Taxon  Report   8195 
Vaccinium coccineum  Piper
Siskiyou mtns. huckleberry
Vaccinium coccineum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and Oregon.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 3.3 (review list).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Vaccinium coccineum
© 2001 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Vaccinium
Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.5 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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This plant is available commercially.


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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 29, 2015).

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