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Taxon: Vaccinium ovatum Pursh

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Pyxothamnus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 41046
Place of publication: Fl. Amer. sept. 1:290. 1813
Link to protologue:
Comment: for date of this publication see Taxon 57:305. 2008
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 39 (38 active, 21 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • California-huckleberry  (Source: F CalifMunz) - English
  • evergreen-huckleberry  (Source: F Pacif NW) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia (s.w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon (w.), Washington (w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


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. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  6. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  9. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1988. The genus Vaccinium in North America

Check other web resources for Vaccinium ovatum Pursh :

  • 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
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=41046. Accessed 7 December 2019.