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Gaylussacia  baccata (Wangenh.) K.Koch   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaylussacia  baccata (Wangenh.) K.Koch 
SynonymsAndromeda baccata Wangenh. (basionym)
 Decachaena baccata (Wangenh.) Small
 Gaylussacia baccata var. glaucocarpa (B.L.Rob.) Mackenzie
Territory Eastern CanadaNorth-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
thickets and woods
Altitude0-800m
Description deciduous, leaves oblong to elliptic, to 5cm long, slightly viscid, in autumn scarlet, flowers small, urceolate, in pendent lateral racemes, berry black
Size30-100cm
Colororange, red
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, 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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