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Taxon: Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Vitis-Idaea
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 41069
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:351. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 103 (103 active, 84 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey (n.e.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Georgia, Russian Federation [Dagestan]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Altay, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen]
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation, [Kurile Islands] Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] Greenland, United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nunavut, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire (n.), Vermont (n.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota (n.), Wisconsin]


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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=41069. Accessed 21 November 2019.