Gaylussacia frondosa

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Gaylussacia frondosa


Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Vaccinioideae
Tribus: Vaccinieae
Genus: Gaylussacia
Species: Gaylussacia frondosa



Gaylussacia frondosa (L.) Torr. & A.Gray, Fl. New York 1: 449 (1843).


  • Adnaria frondosa (L.) Kuntze
  • Decachaena frondosa (L.) Small
  • Decamerium frondosum (L.) Nutt.
  • Vaccinium decamerocarpon Dun.
  • Vaccinium frondosum L.
  • Vaccinium glaucum Lam.
  • Vaccinium venustum Ait.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Northern America
      • USA (Alabama, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Georgia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references

  • Torrey, J. 1843. A flora of the state of New-York: comprising full descriptions of all the indigenous and naturalized plants hitherto discovered in the state with remarks on their economical and medicinal properties. Vol. 1. 458 pp., 71 pl. Carroll & Cook, printers to the Assembly, Albany. BHL Reference page.  1: 449.

Vernacular names

English: Blue huckleberry
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