Taxon  Report   8444 
Vaccinium uliginosum  L.
Vaccinium uliginosum
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Vaccinium uliginosum
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Vaccinium uliginosum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Vaccinium uliginosum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Vaccinium uliginosum
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Vaccinium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Vaccinium occidentale
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. alpinum
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. gaultherioides
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. microphyllum
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. pedris
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. pubescens
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum var. alpinum
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum var. occidentale
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum var. salicinum
More information about  Vaccinium uliginosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2018).

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