Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Gaylussacia baccata (Wangenheim) K. Koch. Black Huckleberry, Crackleberry. Phen: Apr-Jun; Jul-Aug. Hab: Xeric, acidic forests and woodlands, rock outcrops, to 1600m elevation. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) and QC west to ON and MB, south to ne. NC, nw. SC, n. GA, AL, and MO; in GA, NC, and SC it is primarily montane in distribution, but in VA it occurs throughout the state.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, FNA8, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WV, Camp (1935), Duncan & Brittain (1966), Gajdeczka et al (2010), Luteyn et al (1996), Sleumer (1967a); = Decachaena baccata – S

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