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Taxon: Vaccinium oxycoccos L.

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Oxycoccus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 41047
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:351. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 90 (90 active, 59 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Cornucopia; Krussmann)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Altay, Krasnoyarsk (s.), Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands]
    • CHINA: China [Jilin Sheng (s.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu (c. & n.)] Korea

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus (n.), Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (n.)] Ukraine (n.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (n.), Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nunavut, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (n.), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho (n.), Oregon (n.w.), Washington (w.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maryland (w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


References:

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Check other web resources for Vaccinium oxycoccos L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?41047. Accessed 26 May 2019.