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Vaccinium macrocarpon

Common Name(s):
Large cranberry
Cultivar(s):
Pilgrim
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Low-growing vine or trailing shrub, usually grown in wet bog conditions. Red cranberries mature in September-October

Season:
Summer
Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
Pointed leaves, white below, with rolled edges
Flower:
Small flower stalks develop from stem tips
Site:
Bogs, marshes
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2778

Vaccinium macrocarpon Vaccinium macrocarpon in bloom
Photo by InAweofGod'sCreation, CC BY - 2.0
Vaccinium macrocarpon Vaccinium macrocarpon mature fruit
Photo by Manuel, CC BY - 2.0