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Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton
LOWBUSH BLUEBERRY
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Vaccinium angustifolium
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Vaccinium angustifolium

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Pestalotia guepinii @ BPI (1)
Andrenidae  Andrena carolina @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Apidae  Bombus sandersoni @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Colletidae  Hylaeus mesillae @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Erysiphaceae  Microsphaera alni @ BPI (3)

Microsphaera vaccinii @ BPI (1)
Exobasidiaceae  Exobasidium vaccinii @ BPI (11); 292221B (1); 292221A (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Septoria albopunctata @ BPI (1)
Pucciniastraceae  Pucciniastrum goeppertianum @ BPI (13)

Pucciniastrum myrtilli @ BPI (13)
Rhytismataceae  Bifusepta tehonii @ BPI (1)
Sclerotiniaceae  Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi @ BPI (10)
_  Calyptospora columnaris @ BPI (1)

Thekopsora vacciniorum @ BPI (1)

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Vaccinium angustifolium Ait. Late Lowbush Blueberry
Ericaceae — Heath family
Historical native
Vaccinium angustifolium
This plant is no longer found in the wild in Delaware; the photo was taken at Mt. Cuba . Mt. Cuba
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Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton
lowbush blueberry

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General Information
Symbol: VAAN
Group: Dicot
Family: Ericaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
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Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
SPM   N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
VAANH Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton var. hypolasium Fernald
VAANL Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton var. laevifolium House
VAANN Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton var. nigrum (Alph. Wood) Dole
VABR Vaccinium brittonii Porter ex E.P. Bicknell
VALA Vaccinium lamarckii Camp
VANI Vaccinium nigrum (Alph. Wood) Britton

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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 angustifolium Aiton – lowbush blueberry

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Iowa low sweet blueberry Threatened

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21. Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton, Hort. Kew. 2: 11. 1789.

Early low-bush blueberry, bleuet feuilles ,troites

Vaccinium angustifolium var. hypolasium Fernald; V. angustifolium var. laevifolium House; V. angustifolium var. nigrum (Alph. Wood) Dole; V. brittonii Porter ex E. P. Bicknell; V. lamarckii Camp; V. nigrum (Alph. Wood) Britton; V. pensylvanicum Lamarck var. nigrum Alph. Wood

Plants forming dense, extensive colonies, 1-3 dm; twigs of current season green to glaucous, ± angled, glabrous or hairy. Leaves deciduous; blade dark to pale green or glaucous, elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 15-41 × (5-)6-16(-20) mm, margins usually sharply, uniformly serrate (serrations sometimes minute, tipped with stipitate gland), surfaces glabrous or hairy, especially along abaxial midvein, eglandular abaxially. Flowers: calyx green, glaucous, glabrous; corolla usually white, cylindric to urceolate, 4-6 mm; filaments ciliate; (tubules with introrse, elongate pores). Berries black or blue, rarely white, 3-12 mm diam., glabrous. Seeds (3-)10-15(-20), ca. 1.2 mm. 2 n = 48.

Flowering spring-early summer. Headlands, high moors, dry, sandy areas, peaty barrens, rocky outcroppings, pine barrens, oak parklands, regeneration forests, abandoned pastures and bogs; 0-1900 m; St. Pierre and Miquelon; Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.S., Ont., P.E.I., Que.; Conn., Del., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.

Vaccinium angustifolium is extensively harvested from cultivated and wild plants in New England (especially Maine) and in Quebec and the Canadian Maritime Provinces.

SELECTED REFERENCES Hall, I. V., L. E. Aalders, N. L. Nickerson, and S. P. Vander Kloet. 1979. The biological flora of Canada: 1. Vaccinium angustifolium Ait., sweet lowbush blueberry. Canad. Field-Naturalist 93: 415-430. Hokanson, K. and J. F. Hancock. 1993. The common lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton, may be an autopolyploid. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 73: 889-891.

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