University of Rhode Island

Gaylussacia frondosa

Blue Huckleberry

Deciduous ericaceous shrub with pinkish flowers in mid summer, blue seedy fruits which ripen in fall. Flowers and fruits both have long stems-aka Dangleberry. Prefers acidic soil, wet or dry. Full sun to partial shade. Native to RI. 3-4' x 3-4'.

Dwight K. Lauer. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Courtesy of University of Georgia Press. USDA NRCS PLANTS Database


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