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Species of the Genus Vaccinium

 

Phylum Sub Phylum Infra Phylum

Magnoliophyta

 

Flowering Plants 

Super Class Class Sub Class Infra Class

Magnoliopsida

Dilleniidae

 

dicotyledons 

Super Order Order Sub Order Infra Order

Ericales

 

Super Family Family Sub Family Tribe SubTribe

Ericaceae

 

heaths 

Genus

Vaccinium

Sub Genus

Genus Citation/Source

L.

Genus Description

blueberry, huckleberry, vaccinium, blueberries 

Key to the Species table below

In the table below where the species is displayed in bold type the species may be found either in or around the British Isles or somewhere within the United Kingdom.

 

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Other entries not found in or around the British Isles nor within the United Kingdom only have a basic data entry indicating the position of the species within the taxonomic structure. The purpose of displaying all members of a specific genus is to allow the user to determine how many members of a genus are UK residents or UK visitors.

 

Species of the Genera Vaccinium,
 of the Family Ericaceae,
    of the Order Ericales,
      of the Class Magnoliopsida,
        of the Phylum Magnoliophyta

Species - Sub Species - Variation Synonyms Common Name UK Status Habitat

Vaccinium alaskaense

  

Vaccinium angustifolium

lowbush blueberry

  

Vaccinium arboreum

tree sparkleberry

  

Vaccinium atlanticum

Huckleberry. Atlantic,

  

Vaccinium boreale

northern blueberry

  

Vaccinium caesariense

New Jersey blueberry

  

Vaccinium caespitosum

dwarf bilberry

  

Vaccinium caespitosum var caespitosum

dwarf bilberry

  

Vaccinium caespitosum var paludicola

dwarf bilberry

  

Vaccinium calycinum

ohelo kau la'au

  

Vaccinium carolinianum

Carolina huckleberry

  

Vaccinium corymbosum

Blueberry. Highbush,

 Introduced 

Vaccinium crassifolium

creeping blueberry

  

Vaccinium crassifolium ssp. crassifolium

creeping blueberry

  

Vaccinium crassifolium ssp. sempervirens

creeping blueberry

  

Vaccinium darrowii

Darrow's blueberry

  

Vaccinium deliciosum

Cascade bilberry

  

Vaccinium dentatum

ohelo

  

Vaccinium dobbinii

Dobbin's huckleberry

  

Vaccinium elliottii

Elliott's blueberry

  

Vaccinium erythrocarpum

southern mountain cranberry

  

Vaccinium formosum

southern blueberry

  

Vaccinium fuscatum

Blueberry. Black Highbush,

  

Vaccinium geminiflorum

Mexican blueberry

  

Vaccinium hirsutum

hairy blueberry

  

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Cranberry

 Introduced 

Vaccinium margarettiae

Margarett's huckleberry

  

Vaccinium marianum

vaccinium

  

Vaccinium membranaceum

thinleaf huckleberry

  

Vaccinium microcarpum

Cranberry. Small,

 Native 

Vaccinium myrsinites

shiny blueberry

  

Vaccinium myrtilloides

velvetleaf huckleberry

  

Vaccinium myrtillus

Bilberry, Whortleberry

 Native 

Vaccinium myrtillus var oreophilum

whortleberry

  

Vaccinium nubigenum

vaccinium

  

Vaccinium ovalifolium

oval-leaf blueberry

  

Vaccinium ovatum

California huckleberry

  

Vaccinium oxycoccos

Cranberry, Small

 Native 

Vaccinium pallidum

Blueberry. Blue Ridge,

  

Vaccinium parvifolium

red huckleberry

  

Vaccinium reticulatum

ohelo 'ai

  

Vaccinium scoparium

grouse whortleberry

  

Vaccinium simulatum

upland highbush blueberry

  

Vaccinium stamineum

deerberry

  

Vaccinium tenellum

small black blueberry

  

Vaccinium uliginosum

Bilberry, Bog, Bog blueberry

 Native 

Vaccinium virgatum

smallflower blueberry

  

Vaccinium vitis-idaea

Cowberry, Lingonberry

 Native 

Vaccinium vitis-idaea ssp. minus

northern mountain cranberry

  

Vaccinium vitis-idaea x myrtillus

V. x intermedium

  

 

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