Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Gaylussacia frondosa (Linnaeus) Torrey & A. Gray ex Torrey. Dangleberry. Phen: Late Mar-May; Jun-Aug. Hab: Mesic, acidic woodlands, especially in sandhill-pocosin and savanna-pocosin ecotones, also in xeric chestnut oak forests in the lower Piedmont. Dist: Primarily a Southeastern Coastal Plain species: s. NH south to s. SC, less commonly inland to w. NY, c. and w. PA, w. VA, and w. SC.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, FNA8, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Va, W, Duncan & Brittain (1966), Gajdeczka et al (2010), Luteyn et al (1996), Sorrie (2017a) in Weakley et al (2017); = Decachaena frondosa – S; = Gaylussacia frondosa var. frondosa – GW2, RAB, Camp (1935), Godfrey (1988), Sleumer (1967a)

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming
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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie
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