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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Vaccinium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Vaccinium deliciosum Piper
Habit: Shrub, matted, glabrous, rhizomed. Stem: < 4 dm, generally rooting; twigs weakly or generally not angled, youngest generally glabrous, glaucous. Leaf: deciduous, generally 1.5--3.5 cm, obovate to oblanceolate (elliptic), glaucous, generally thin, not membranous, generally serrate in upper 2/3, abaxially not glandular, base tapered, tip seldom acute. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in leaf axils; pedicel not jointed to flower. Flower: calyx lobes +- 0; corolla < 6 mm, +- spheric, +- pink; anthers awned. Fruit: > 9 mm wide, generally blue-glaucous. Chromosomes: 2n=48.
Ecology: Alpine meadows, subalpine conifer forest, near coast; Elevation: 600--2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, n SNH, Wrn; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia. Flowering Time: Jun--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary D. Wallace
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Vaccinium cespitosum
Next taxon: Vaccinium macrocarpon
Citation for this treatment: Gary D. Wallace 2016. Vaccinium deliciosum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47658, accessed on May 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 28, 2016.