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Plant Details

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Cranberry

Scientific Name:

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Common Name:

Cranberry

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Shrub

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

Full-Sun

Soil Moisture:

Hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June - July

Bloom Area:

Scattered Mountains & Coast

State Rank:

S2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in NC because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - 100-1000 Extant Populations - Apparently secure in the world, with many occurrences (*)

State Status:

SR - Significantly Rare (*)

Bloom

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Tom Harville

Petals curve back as it ages.

Plants

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Tom Harville

This is a trailing shrub with erect branches.

Waning Blooms

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Tom Harville
July 07

Berries in late winter

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Paynter, March 2011

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NCSU Plants
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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