Vaccinium boreale

I. V. Hall & Aalders
Amer. J. Bot. 48: 200. 1961 ,.
Common names: Northern blueberry sweet hurts bleuet boréal
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 528. Mentioned on page 517.

Plants forming small, dense colonies, 0.1–0.9 dm, (superficially rhizomatous); twigs green, (delicate), angled, (intricately branched), hairy in lines. Leaves deciduous; blade bright green, narrowly elliptic, 8–21 × 2–6 mm, membranous, margins sharply, uniformly serrate, surfaces usually glabrous, eglandular abaxially. Flowers: calyx green, glaucous, glabrous (sometimes ciliate); corolla white to greenish white, cylindric, 3–4 mm; filaments ciliate. Berries blue, glaucous, 3–5 mm diam., glabrous. Seeds 10–30, ca. 1.1 mm. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Headlands, open, rocky uplands, alpine heaths and meadows, forest-tundra. 0-2000 m

Distribution

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N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.S., Que., Maine, N.H., N.Y., Vt.

Discussion

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Vaccinium boreale"
Sam P. Vander Kloet +
I. V. Hall & Aalders +
Northern blueberry +, sweet hurts +  and bleuet boréal +
N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.S. +, Que. +, Maine +, N.H. +, N.Y. +  and Vt. +
Headlands, open, rocky uplands, alpine heaths and meadows, forest-tundra. 0-2000 m +
Flowering late spring–early summer. +
Amer. J. Bot. +
vander1977a +
Vaccinium boreale +
Vaccinium sect. Cyanococcus +
species +