Red Huckleberry

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Red Huckleberry
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Vaccinium
Species: V. parvifolium
Binomial name
Vaccinium parvifolium
Sm.

Red Huckleberry (Vaccinium parvifolium) is a species of Vaccinium. It grows in North America. There, it is often found in forests from southeastern Alaska and British Columbia, through western Washington and Oregon to central California. In the Oregon Coast Range, it is the most-seen Vaccinium.[1]

Growth[change | change source]

Red Huckleberry is a shrub. It can grow to 4-metre (13 ft) tall. The fruit grown on the plant is a berry which can be eaten. It can be from 6-millimetre (0.24 in) to 10-millimetre (0.39 in) in diameter.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Pojar, Jim; Andy MacKinnon (2004). Plants Of The Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Lone Pine Publishing. p. 105. ISBN 978-1-55105-530-5 .

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