Vaccinium stamineum Linnaeus var. 1 . Phen: Apr-Jun; Aug-Oct. Hab: Pinelands. Dist: Se. NC south to GA.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: This dwarf taxon is characteristic of Coastal Plain pinelands; its stature is not the result of fire; it never achieves greater height, even following decades of fire suppression.
Synonymy: = Polycodium arenicola Ashe – Ashe (1931); < Vaccinium stamineum L. – C, FNA8, K1, K3, K4, W, Luteyn et al (1996), Uttal (1987), Vander Kloet (1988); < Vaccinium stamineum L. var. stamineum – RAB