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Taxon: Vaccinium boreale I. V. Hall & Aalders

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Cyanococcus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 315259
Place of publication: Amer. J. Bot. 48:200. 1961
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Jun-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (9 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • northern blueberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • sweet-hurts  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • bleuet boréal  (Source: F NAmer) - French

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador (incl. Labrador), Nova Scotia, Québec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine, New Hampshire (n.), New York (n.), Vermont (n.)]


References:

  1. Ballington, J. R. 2009. The role of interspecific hybridization in blueberry improvement. Acta Hort. 810:49-60.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  4. Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Blueberries and cranberries. Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 4:115-149. Note: this review mentioned a study that proposed Vaccinium boreale as a probable progenitor of V. angustifolium
  5. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: = Vaccinium angustifolium var. angustifolium
  6. Song, G.-Q. & J. F. Hancock. 2011. Chapter 10. Vaccinium. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, temperate fruits 197-221.
  7. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1977. The taxonomic status of Vaccinium boreale. Canad. J. Bot. 55:281-288.
  8. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1983. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Cyanococcus: a summation. Canad. J. Bot. 61:256-266.

Check other web resources for Vaccinium boreale I. V. Hall & Aalders :

  • 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
  • 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?id=315259. Accessed 15 July 2019.