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Vaccinium myrsinites Lam.
SHINY BLUEBERRY
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Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites

Vaccinium myrsinites
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Vaccinium myrsinites
Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites

Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites
Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites
Vaccinium myrsinites
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Vaccinium myrsinites

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Megachilidae  Osmia sandhouseae @ BBSL__BBSLID (2)
Miridae  Gn_orthotylinigp12 sp_004 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp7 sp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Goodeniaphila cassisi @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Myrtlemiris yalgoo @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Orthotylus sp_ms_drepanomorphus @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Orthotylus sp_ms_xerophilus @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Septoria albopunctata @ BPI (1)
_  Depazea @ BPI (1)

Gn_ms_naranjakotta sp_ms_sidnica @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Thekopsora vacciniorum @ BPI (1)

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Vaccinium myrsinites Lam.
shiny blueberry

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General Information
Symbol: VAMY3
Group: Dicot
Family: Ericaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : L48   N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
CYMY Cyanococcus myrsinites (Lam.) Small
VANI2 Vaccinium nitidum Andrews

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
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 myrsinites Lam. – shiny blueberry

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Wetland Status

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North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU

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Wildlife

Food

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Miller Low Moderate Moderate

Cover

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Sources

Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses . Southern Weed Science Society.

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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17. Vaccinium myrsinites Lamarck in J. Lamarck et al., Encycl. 1: 73. 1783.

Shiny blueberry

Cyanococcus myrsinites (Lamarck) Small; Vaccinium nitidum Andrews

Plants forming extensive open colonies, 1.4-10 dm; twigs bright green, ± angled, hairy in lines. Leaves persistent for 1+ years; blade green, elliptic, 5-9 × 3-5 mm, coriaceous, margins ± serrulate, surfaces glandular abaxially. Flowers: calyx pinkish white, becoming greenish, glabrous; corolla white to pink or red, ± urceolate, 4-8 mm; filaments ciliate along margins. Berries black, 7-9 mm diam., glabrous. Seeds 4-13, ca. 1 mm. 2 n = 24, 48.

Flowering winter-spring. Flatwoods, sand-pine scrub, oak-palmetto scrub, scrubby flatwoods, rosemary balds; 0-30 m; Ala., Fla., Ga., S.C.

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Shiny Blueberry
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