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Blue Huckleberry
(Black Huckleberry, Square-Twig Blueberry)

Vaccinium membranaceum




First Noted by Expedition
February 7, 1806, at Fort Clatsop, Oregon.
 

Description
Many-branched, rounded, thicket-forming shrub. Leaves 1.5 in (3.8 cm), elliptical, covered with small yellow resin dots; turn red. Flowers tiny, narrow, red bells in small clusters along branch tips. Berries tiny, black. Height: 2 ft (0.6 m).
 

Habitat
Dry, rocky or sandy forests and barrens.
 

Range
Eastern U.S., from Minnesota south to Mississippi and east from Maine to Georgia. Florida is the only eastern state where it does not appear.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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