Taxon  Report   8203 
Vaccinium uliginosum  L.  ssp. occidentale  (A. Gray) Hulten
Western blueberry
Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. occidentale
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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 and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. occidentale
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Genus: Vaccinium
Parent Record Vaccinium uliginosum
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Vaccinium uliginosum
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 25, 2017).

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