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Taxon: Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm.

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Myrtillus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 41045
Place of publication: A. Rees, Cycl. 36: Vaccinium no. 2. 1817
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Oct-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 96 (95 active, 95 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Alaska blueberry  (Source: Vaccinium NAmer) - English
  • early blueberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • oval-leaf bilberry  (Source: Vaccinium NAmer) - English
  • oval-leaf blueberry  (Source: Vaccinium NAmer) - English
  • oval-leaf-huckleberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • airelle à feuilles ovées  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • kuro-usugo  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff; tannin/dyestuff

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands (s.), Primorye, Kamchatka, Sakhalin]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaido, Honshu (c. & n.)]

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon Territory (s.)] United States [Alaska (s.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), Quebec (s.e.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Michigan (n.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [South Dakota (w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Oregon, Washington]


References:

  1. Ballington, J. R. 2009. The role of interspecific hybridization in blueberry improvement Acta Hort. 810:49_60.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  4. Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Blueberries and cranberries (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 4:115-149.
  5. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  6. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  7. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  8. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  11. Song, G.-Q. & J. F. Hancock 2011. Chapter 10. Vaccinium (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 197-221.
  12. Vander Kloet, S. P. The genus Vaccinium in North America. 1988 (Vaccinium NAmer) 135-139.
  13. Vander Kloet, S. P. & T. A. Dickinson 1999. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Myrtillus (Brittonia) 51:247-248.

Check other web resources for Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?41045. Accessed 14 December 2018.