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Common Highbush Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum
Family- Ericaceae, also includes Huckleberry (Gaylussacia)


 


Turns Magnificent Colors in the Autumn

Characteristics

Leaves: Alternate, Simple, Elliptical, No Teeth, sometimes Slightly Hairy, Green Top, often Whitish Underneath. Leaves about 4 x 8 cm

Stalks: Short, Hairy

Flowers: Small, Whitish, blooming May to June

Fruits: Blue or blue-black, from June to September

Growing Method: As a Shrub that can reach 4 m high

Location: Charles River Woods and Sacchar Woods and behind Goldfarb Library

Notice my sprawling method of growth


Often these Blueberries have hairy stalk and leaves