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Vaccinium  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 23571

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): blueberries [English]
 
    huckleberry [English]
 
    blueberry [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderEricales   
                            FamilyEricaceae  – heaths, éricacées  
                               GenusVaccinium L. – blueberries, huckleberry, blueberry  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton – lowbush blueberry, sweet lowbush blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium arboreum Marsh – farkleberry, sparkleberry, tree sparkleberry, tree-huckleberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium X atlanticum Bickn. (pro sp.) – Atlantic huckleberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium boreale I.V. Hall & Aalders – northern blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium bracteatum Thunb. – sea bilberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium calycinum Sm. – ohelo kau la'au 
                                  Species Vaccinium X carolinianum Ashe (pro sp.) – Carolina huckleberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium cespitosum Michx. – dwarf bilberry, dwarf blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium corymbosum L. – highbush blueberry, New Jersey blueberry, Southern blueberry, smallflower blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium crassifolium Andrews – creeping blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium darrowii Camp – Darrow's blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium deliciosum Piper – Cascade bilberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium dentatum Sm. – ohelo 
                                  Species Vaccinium X dobbinii Burnham (pro sp.) – Dobbin's huckleberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium elliottii Chapman – Elliott's blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium erythrocarpum Michx. – southern mountain cranberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium geminiflorum Kunth – Mexican blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium hirsutum Buckley – hairy blueberry, small cluster blueberry, wooly berry 
                                  Species Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton – cranberry, large cranberry, American cranberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium X margarettiae Ashe (pro sp.) – Margarett's huckleberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium membranaceum Douglas ex Torr. – thinleaf huckleberry, mountain bilberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium myrsinites Lam. – shiny blueberry, Florida evergreen blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium myrtilloides Michx. – velvetleaf huckleberry, velvetleaf blueberry, sour-top blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium myrtillus L. – myrtle blueberry, myrtle whortleberry, whortleberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium X nubigenum Fernald (pro sp.)  
                                  Species Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm. – oval-leaf blueberry, Alaska blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium ovatum Pursh – California huckleberry, evergreen blueberry, evergreen huckleberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium oxycoccos L. – small cranberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium pallidum Aiton – Blue Ridge blueberry, hillside blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium parvifolium Sm. – red huckleberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium reticulatum Sm. – ohelo 'ai 
                                  Species Vaccinium scoparium Leiberg ex Coville – grouse whortleberry, grouseberry, red alpine blueberry, littleleaf huckleberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium stamineum L. – deerberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium tenellum Aiton – small black blueberry, southern blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium uliginosum L. – bog blueberry 
                                  Species Vaccinium vitis-idaea L. – lingonberry, northern mountain cranberry 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Walter S. Judd  
  Notes: Professor, Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 32611-7800, USA   
  Reference for: Vaccinium    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Ericaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Vaccinium   
       
  Source: Jepson Manual, website (version 2)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Wallace, Gary D. 2011 (in press). Ericaceae. In B. G. Baldwin et al. (eds.), The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California. Univ. of California Press, Berkeley. Retrieved from ucjeps.berkeley.edu/jepsonmanual/review/   
  Reference for: Vaccinium, blueberry [English], huckleberry [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Vaccinium   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Vaccinium   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Vaccinium   
       
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