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Vaccinium  macrocarpon Aiton   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Vaccinium  macrocarpon Aiton 
SynonymsOxycoccus macrocarpos (Aiton) Pers.
 Schollera macrocarpos (Aiton) Britton
Territory
bogs, marshes
Altitude0-1400m
Description leaves alternate, small, oval to oblong, dark shiny green, flowers pendent, shortly pedicellate, tetramerous, in short heads, berry red, spherical
Size5-15cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typeprocumbent shrub
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy 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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