Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Vaccinium pallidum Aiton. Hillside Blueberry, Dryland Blueberry. Phen: Mar-Apr; Jun-Jul. Hab: Forested slopes, usually rather xeric. Dist: Widespread in e. United States, V. pallidum is centered in the Appalachians and Ozarks.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Va, W, WV, Luteyn et al (1996), Uttal (1987), Vander Kloet (1978b), Vander Kloet (1988); = Vaccinium vacillans – RAB; > Cyanococcus pallidus – S; > Cyanococcus vacillans – S; < Vaccinium pallidum – FNA8, Tn, Redpath et al (2022); > Vaccinium pallidum – F, G, Camp (1945); > Vaccinium pallidum var. crinitum – Il; > Vaccinium pallidum var. pallidum – Il; > Vaccinium vacillans – G, Camp (1945); > Vaccinium vacillans var. crinitum – F; > Vaccinium vacillans var. vacillans – F

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