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Vaccinium angustifolium #2 | by J.G. in S.F.
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Vaccinium angustifolium #2

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Ericaceae - Eastern and central Canada and the northeastern United States; Nova Scotia, Canada provenance of plant above

 

Syn. Vaccinium angustifolium var. nigrum

 

Lowbush Blueberry

 

Shown: Detail of flower buds and flowers; flowers to 6 mm long

 

"Vaccinium angustifolium, commonly known as the Lowbush Blueberry, is a species of blueberry native to eastern and central Canada and the northeastern United States, growing as far south as West Virginia and west to the Great Lakes region, Minnesota and Manitoba." (Wikipedia)

 

Details of morphology and natural occurrence:

www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=2...

 

My additional image of V. angustifolium:

www.flickr.com/photos/jim-sf/7365166774/in/photostream/

 

Photographed in U.C. Botanical Garden at Berkeley - Berkeley, California

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Taken on April 17, 2012