Vaccinium frondosum L.

Family: Ericaceae

Genus: Vaccinium


From Bot. Repos. Whortle-berry with small leaves on the flower-stems ; foot-stalks of the flowers with leaflets ; blossoms bell-shaped; leaves, obtuse, oblong, rather glaucous underneath and deciduous. Ten Chives.


Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 351 in 1753.

Introduced in 1770.

Basionym of Gaylussacia frondosa (L.) Torr. & A.Gray.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 140 in 1801 and in Hortus Kew. 2: 11 in 1789.

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