Taxon: Vaccinium uliginosum L.

 
Genus: Vaccinium
    Section: Vaccinium
Family: Ericaceae
  Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
      Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 41063
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:350. 1753
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: 112 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide F Japan; F ChinaEng)
  • Gene sources: potential for cold tolerance in highbush blueberry (fide Acta Hort 810:56. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of lingonberry (fide Int J Fruit Sc 6:43. 2006)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of highbush blueberry (fide Acta Hort 810:55-56. 2009)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    • China: China - Heilongjiang, - Jilin, - Nei Monggol
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu; Korea
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East - Far East
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland; St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New York, - Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; Greenland; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia, - Nunavut

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