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Gaylussacia frondosa

Dangleberry

Description:

Shrub with grey branches and hairless twigs. Oval oblong leaves are a more minty green and wider than G. baccata, leaves also only have resin dots on the underside. Flowers are tinged pink, blooming in spring. Fruit matures in mid to late summer and is dark blue. Found in uplands and wetlands.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Blue Huckleberry
Plant Family:Ericaceae
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds
Bloom Time:Late May to late June
Fruit Timing:Mid July to September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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