Vaccinium angustifolium
(Lowbush Blueberry)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Lowbush Blueberry, Wild Lowbush Blueberry, Late Lowbush Blueberry, Low Sweet Blueberry, Wild Blueberry
    Synonyms: Vaccinium brittonii, Vaccinium lamarckii, Vaccinium nigrum
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 7
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: April - June
    Status: Native

Vaccinium angustifolium, or Lowbush Blueberry, is native only to the northeastern quarter of the US. It is a perennial shrub that grows in open, dry woods, as the understory plant in acidic pine woods. It can also be found in clearings and openings of similar woods, or oak clearings and other areas with acidic soil.

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