Red huckleberry

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Red huckleberry
Vaccinium parvifolium.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Vaccinium
Binomial name
Vaccinium parvifolium

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 grows 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 (2004). Plants Of The Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Lone Pine Publishing. p. 105. ISBN 978-1-55105-530-5.  Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)

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