Taxon: Vaccinium pallidum Aiton

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Cyanococcus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 41049
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 2:10. 1789
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4864427
Typification:
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-May-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 33 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Blue Ridge blueberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • blueberry  (Source: Herbs Commerce) - English
  • dryland blueberry  (Source: Acta Hort) - English
  • hillside blueberry  (Source: Castanea) - English
  • hillside lowbush blueberry  (Source: Castanea) - English
  • late lowbush blueberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • bergsblåbär  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for crop quality in highbush blueberry (fide Acta Hort 810:51. 2009)
  • Gene sources: potential for drought resistance in highbush blueberry (fide Acta Hort 810:51. 2009)
  • Gene sources: potential for early maturity in highbush blueberry (fide Acta Hort 810:51. 2009)
  • Gene sources: potential for poor-soil tolerance in highbush blueberry (fide Acta Hort 810:51. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of highbush blueberry (based on being 2x or 4x with possibilities of bridge introgression to V. corymbosum fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 117. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of lowbush blueberry (based on evidence of introgression, and as a potential parental species of V. angustifolium fide Acta Hort 810:50. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of rabbit-eye blueberry (based on partially fertial pentaploids resulting from crosses with V. virgatum fide Acta Hort 810:55. 2009)
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Kansas (e.), Missouri, Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/vacc-pal.htm), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ericaceae&GenusID=Vaccinium&SpeciesID=pallidum), Virginia]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce. 1992 (Herbs Commerce)
  3. Ballington, J. R. 2009. The role of interspecific hybridization in blueberry improvement Acta Hort. 810:49-60.
  4. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:225.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  7. Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Blueberries and cranberries (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 4:115-149.
  8. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  9. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Song, G.-Q. & J. F. Hancock 2011. Chapter 10. Vaccinium (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 197-221.
  13. Uttal, L. J. 1986. Updating the genus Vaccinium L. (Ericaceae) in West Virginia (Castanea) 51:199.
  14. Uttal, L. J. 1987. The genus Vaccinium L. (Ericaceae) in Virginia (Castanea) 52:242.
  15. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1978. The taxonomic status of Vaccinium pallidum, the hillside blueberries including Vaccinium vacillans Canad. J. Bot. 56:1559-1574.
  16. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1983. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Cyanococcus: a summation Canad. J. Bot. 61:256-266.
  17. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1996. Vaccinium. In: J. L. Luteyn et al., Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:141.
  18. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  19. Weakley, A. S. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states. (F S Mid Atl US)

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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?41049. Accessed 18 June 2018.