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Taxon: Vaccinium pallidum Aiton

Genus: Vaccinium section: Cyanococcus
Family: Ericaceae subfamily: Vaccinioideae tribe: Vaccinieae.
Nomen number: 41049
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 2:10. 1789
Name verified on: 14-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jan-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 30 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • only available ) NPGS core subset accessions for the crop ‘VACCINIUM’ ) or .
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Blue Ridge blueberry   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • blueberry   (Source: Herbs Commerce ) – English
  • dryland blueberry   (Source: Acta Hort 810:50) – English
  • hillside blueberry   (Source: Castanea 61:141.) – English
  • hillside lowbush blueberry   (Source: Castanea 52:242.1987) – English
  • late lowbush blueberry   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • bergsblåbär   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for crop quality in highbush blueberry   (fide Acta Hort 810:51. 2009)
  • Gene sources: potential for drought resistance in highbush blueberry   (fide Acta Hort 810:51. 2009)
  • Gene sources: potential for early maturity in highbush blueberry   (fide Acta Hort 810:51. 2009)
  • Gene sources: potential for poor-soil tolerance in highbush blueberry   (fide Acta Hort 810:51. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of highbush blueberry   (based on being 2x or 4x with possibilities of bridge introgression to V. corymbosum fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 117. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of lowbush blueberry   (based on evidence of introgression, and as a potential parental species of V. angustifolium fide Acta Hort 810:50. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of rabbit-eye blueberry   (based on partially fertial pentaploids resulting from crosses with V. virgatum fide Acta Hort 810:55. 2009)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce.
  • Ballington, J. R. 2009. The role of interspecific hybridization in blueberry improvement. Acta Hort. 810:49–60.
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:225.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Blueberries and cranberries. In: Hancock, J. F., ed., Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 4:115–149.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Song, G.-Q. & J. F. Hancock. 2011. Chapter 10. Vaccinium. Pp. 197–221 in: Kole, C., ed., Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, temperate fruits.
  • Uttal, L. J. 1986. Updating the genus Vaccinium L. (Ericaceae) in West Virginia. Castanea 51:199.
  • Uttal, L. J. 1987. The genus Vaccinium L. (Ericaceae) in Virginia. Castanea 52:242.
  • Vander Kloet, S. P. 1978. The taxonomic status of Vaccinium pallidum, the hillside blueberries including Vaccinium vacillans. Canad. J. Bot. 56:1559–1574.
  • Vander Kloet, S. P. 1983. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Cyanococcus: a summation. Canad. J. Bot. 61:256–266.
  • Vander Kloet, S. P. 1996. Vaccinium. In: J. L. Luteyn et al., Ericaceae of the southeastern United States. Castanea 61:141.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Weakley, A. S. 2011. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states.
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