Deerberry
Vaccinium stamineum

Family Ericaceae
Genus Vaccinium
Specific Epithet stamineum
Arboretum Collection ST
Lifecycle medium shrub
Fall Color reds
Size 1.5 to 3 meters tall
Bloom Time February to April
Flower corolla campanulate, stamens exserted
Bark peeling, brown
Leaf Size 3-10 cm long
Leaf Margin Entire
Leaf Arrangement Alternate
Leaf Type Simple
Description Variable morphology. Fruit, glabrous to pubescent. Habit decurrent to stoloniferous. Bracts, reduced to as large as foliar leaves.
Cultural Requirements Variable depending on variety. Ranging from montane and xeric and mafic sites to coastal plain pinelands.
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