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Taxon: Vaccinium cespitosum Michx.

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Myrtillus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 40996
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:234. 1803
Link to protologue:
Comment: spelling verified from original literature
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: 11 (11 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • dwarf bilberry  (Source: Glea Cron) - English
  • airelle gazonnante  (Source: F NAmer) - French

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon Territory (s.)] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nunavut, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine, Michigan (n.), New Hampshire, New York (n.), Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota (n.), Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Durango]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Hidalgo]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


References:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  2. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  3. Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Blueberries and cranberries (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 4:115-149.
  4. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  5. Powell, E. A. & K. A. Kron 2002. Hawaiian blueberries and their relatives - A phylogenetic analysis of Vaccinium sections Macropelma, Myrtillus, and Hemimyrtillus (Ericaceae) Syst. Bot. 27:768-779.
  6. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  7. Song, G.-Q. & J. F. Hancock 2011. Chapter 10. Vaccinium (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 197-221.
  8. Vander Kloet, S. P. The genus Vaccinium in North America. 1988 (Vaccinium NAmer)
  9. Vander Kloet, S. P. & T. A. Dickinson 1999. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Myrtillus (Brittonia) 51:248-249.
  10. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)

Check other web resources for Vaccinium cespitosum Michx. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=40996. Accessed 17 November 2018.