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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Vaccinium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Vaccinium scoparium Coville
Habit: Shrub, brushy, glabrous, rhizomed. Stem: generally erect, < 5 dm, rooting; twigs strongly angled, green. Leaf: deciduous, 8--15 mm, ovate to elliptic, serrate, abaxially glabrous. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in axils of lowest leaves of youngest shoots; pedicel not jointed to flower, bractlets 0. Flower: calyx lobes +- 0 or < tube, rounded, deciduous; corolla < 4 mm, urn-shaped, pink; anthers awned. Fruit: 3--6 mm diam, red.
Ecology: Rocky subalpine woodland; Elevation: 1800--2200 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR; Distribution Outside California: to western Canada, South Dakota, Utah. Flowering Time: Jun--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary D. Wallace
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Vaccinium parvifolium
Next taxon: Vaccinium uliginosum subsp. occidentale
Citation for this treatment: Gary D. Wallace 2016. Vaccinium scoparium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47697, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.