Taxon  Report   8203 
Vaccinium uliginosum  L.  ssp. occidentale  (A. Gray) Hultén
Western blueberry
Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. occidentale
© 2013 Jean Pawek
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Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. occidentale
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. occidentale, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. occidentale
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Genus: Vaccinium
Parent Record Vaccinium uliginosum
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + JM93
More information about  Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. occidentale
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: Sep 22, 2018).

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