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Low Sweet Blueberry Vaccinium angustifolium
Heath Ericaceae family

Leaves are egg-shaped or elliptical and are entire, though occasionally there are a few bristle-tipped teeth. Leaves are approximately 1"-2" long and are dull to leathery above and whitish beneath. Leaves turn red in the fall.

Flowers/Fruits: Flowers are white and bloom April to June. Fruits are blue with white powder, or black with out powder.


Buds are tiny and red to brown in color.

Form/Habitat: Low Sweet Blueberry is a short shrub reaching only 2'-3'. It grows in clumps and spreads by way of an underground root system. Usually an indicator of acidic soil.

NWI Status: FACU-



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