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Plant Details

Vaccinium corymbosum [several other species have been split from this]

Highbush Blueberry, Smooth Highbush Blueberry

Scientific Name:

Vaccinium corymbosum [several other species have been split from this]

Common Name:

Highbush Blueberry, Smooth Highbush Blueberry

Plant Family

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Shrub

Size in Feet:

4 - 10

Light:

Full-sun, Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

sub-xeric / xeric(*)

Bloom Time:

February - March - April - May

Bloom Area:

Piedmont,Coast, scattered Mountains

Habitat Description:

Bogs, wet swamp forests, moist high elevation bogs, balds, and forests. Common in NC Mountains, rare in Piedmont.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Sub-xeric / Xeric Deciduous Shrub

Buds

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Buds and Bloom

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America
NC State Extension
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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