Taxon  Report   8444    
Vaccinium uliginosum  L.
Vaccinium uliginosum
© 2010 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Vaccinium uliginosum
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Vaccinium uliginosum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Vaccinium uliginosum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, 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
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Vaccinium occidentale
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. alpinum
PLANTS: Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. gaultherioides
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More information about  Vaccinium uliginosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).