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Gaylussacia dumosa

Dwarf Huckleberry

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Description:

Huckleberry shrub growing in wetlands. Mature leaves are oblong and pointed, young leaves are round tipped. Tip of leaves are bristled, has resin dots on underside only. Flowers are white to pink and bloom in spring. Fruit is black and matures from mid to late summer. Fruit also has resin dots.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Ericaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Late May to late June
Fruit Timing:Late July to September
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist, Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist, Wet

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