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Vaccinium pallidumVaccinium pallidum (V. vacillans)

early lowbush blueberry

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1.5-2'
Flowers: Apr.-May; white, reddish
Fruit: Jul.-Aug.; blue; berry

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

dry woods and barrens

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

Butterfly Songbird Small mammal *
high wildlife value

Notes

sweet berries

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1282.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004