Taxon  Report   8201    
Vaccinium parvifolium  Sm.
California red huckleberry,  Red bilberry, red huckleberry
Vaccinium parvifolium
© 2014 Jean Pawek
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Vaccinium parvifolium
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Vaccinium parvifolium
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Vaccinium parvifolium, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Vaccinium parvifolium
© 2008 Trent M. Draper
Genus: Vaccinium
Communities: Redwood Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: canyons

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Vaccinium parvifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).