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Vaccinium  cespitosum Michx.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Vaccinium  cespitosum Michx. 
SynonymsVaccinium arbuscula (A.Gray) Merriam
 Vaccinium caespitosum var. paludicola (Camp) Hultén
 Vaccinium nivictum Camp
Territory
thickets and heaths
Altitude0-4500m
Description leaves alternate, obovate, bright shiny green, dentate, flowers solitary, axillary, on thin, curvate pedicels, urceolate, pentamerous, berry blue or black, 5-9mm
Size5-50cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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