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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, 9 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 (s.)] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nunavut]
    • 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. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  4. 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.
  5. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  6. Song, G.-Q. & J. F. Hancock 2011. Chapter 10. Vaccinium (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 197-221.
  7. Vander Kloet, S. P. The genus Vaccinium in North America. 1988 (Vaccinium NAmer)
  8. Vander Kloet, S. P. & T. A. Dickinson 1999. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Myrtillus (Brittonia) 51:248-249.
  9. 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=40996. Accessed 24 April 2019.