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Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm.
OVAL-LEAF BLUEBERRY
Oval Leaf Blueberry

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Sitobion ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Braconidae  Aphidius ( @ AMNH_PBI (3)
Exobasidiaceae  Exobasidium cordilleranum @ BPI (3)

Exobasidium vaccinii @ BPI (13)
Megachilidae  Osmia juxta @ EMEC (1)
Pucciniastraceae  Pucciniastrum goeppertianum @ BPI (5)

Pucciniastrum myrtilli @ BPI (8)

Pucciniastrum vaccinii @ BPI (8)
Venturiaceae  Gibbera elegantula @ BPI (1)
Xylariaceae  Rosellinia pulveracea @ BPI (1)
_  Calyptospora columnaris @ BPI (3)

Leptothyrium conspicuum @ BPI (1)

Placosphaeria hysterioides @ BPI (1)

Thekopsora vacciniorum @ BPI (6)

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Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm.
oval-leaf blueberry

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General Information
Symbol: VAOV
Group: Dicot
Family: Ericaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   N
L48   N
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, AK, Sitka. Usage Requirements .

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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 700. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Ericales
Family Ericaceae – Heath family
Genus Vaccinium L. – blueberry
Species Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm. – oval-leaf blueberry

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Northcentral & Northeast FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast UPL

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Wildlife

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Quinlan Low

Cover

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Quinlan Low

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Quinlan, S.E., and S. Cuccarese. 2004. Native Alaskan and exotic plants used by wildlife . Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Anchorage.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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13. Vaccinium ovalifolium Smith in A. Rees, Cycl. 36: Vaccinium no. 2. 1817.

Early blueberry, oval-leaf huckleberry, airelle feuilles ov es

Vaccinium alaskaense Howell

Plants crown-forming, clumped, suckering when disturbed, rarely forming extensive colonies, 3-40 dm, not rhizomatous; twigs yellow-green or golden brown, glaucous, usually terete, sometimes somewhat angled, glabrous, sometimes hairy in lines. Leaf blades pale green or glaucous abaxially, slightly darker pale green adaxially, ovate to elliptic, rarely obovate, 25-39 × 16-20 mm, margins entire to obscurely serrate, abaxial surface glabrous, eglandular (sometimes hairy or glandular along midvein), adaxial surface usually glabrous (sometimes hairy and/or glandular). Flowers: calyx pale green or glaucous, lobes vestigial or absent, glabrous; corolla pink, bronze-pink, or greenish white, globose, sometimes urceolate, 5-7 × 4-5 mm, thin, glaucous; filaments glabrous or pilose basally. Berries blue, dull purplish black, or black, sometimes glaucous, 8-10 mm diam. Seeds ca. 1 mm. 2 n = 24, 48.

Flowering spring-mid summer(-late summer). Moist or mesic coniferous woods, transitional habitats adjacent to these coniferous stands, cut-over coniferous woods, verges of road cuts, margins of coniferous woods, peaty slopes; 0-2100 m; Alta., B.C., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.S., Ont., Que., Yukon; Alaska, Idaho, Mich., Oreg., S.Dak., Wash.; e Asia (c Japan, Kamchatka).

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Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovalifolium
Early Blueberry
ID: 0000 0000 0310 1356 [detail]
© 2010 Hans J. Koch

Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovalifolium
Early Blueberry
ID: 0000 0000 0310 1360 [detail]
© 2010 Hans J. Koch

Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovalifolium
Early Blueberry
ID: 0000 0000 0310 1364 [detail]
© 2010 Hans J. Koch

Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovalifolium
Early Blueberry
ID: 0000 0000 0310 1365 [detail]
© 2010 Hans J. Koch

Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovalifolium
ID: 0000 0000 0811 2333 [detail]
© 2011 Jean Pawek

Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovalifolium
ID: 0000 0000 0811 2336 [detail]
© 2011 Jean Pawek

Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovalifolium
Ovaleaf Blueberry
ID: 0000 0000 0112 0070 [detail]
© 2012 Aaron Arthur

Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovalifolium
Ovaleaf Blueberry
ID: 0000 0000 0112 0072 [detail]
© 2012 Aaron Arthur

Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovalifolium
Ovaleaf Blueberry
ID: 0000 0000 0112 0073 [detail]
© 2012 Aaron Arthur

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