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Vaccinium  microcarpum (Rupr.) Schmalh.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Vaccinium  microcarpum (Rupr.) Schmalh. 
SynonymsOxycoccus microcarpus Rupr. (basionym)
 Oxycoccus quadripetalus ssp. microcarpus (Rupr.) Schinz
 Oxycoccus pusillus (Dunal) Nakai
Territory
bogs, marshes
Description leaves dense, ovate or elliptic, coriaceous, glabrous, revolute, entire, acute, flowers of 1-2, terminal, long pedicellate, tetramerous, glabrous
Size5-10cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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