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Northern Highbush Blueberry - Vaccinium corymbosum  Northern Highbush Blueberry is a deciduous shrub that grows 6&ndash;12 feet tall. The dark glossy leaves are elliptical; the flowers are white, long, and bell-shaped; and the fruit is a small blue-black berry that will ripen during July-August in the northeastern US. It is a significantly important food crop. I found several bushes that were in various stages of ripening. They were growing in a mixed forest bordering a pond.<br />
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Northern Highbush Blueberry - Vaccinium corymbosum

Northern Highbush Blueberry is a deciduous shrub that grows 6–12 feet tall. The dark glossy leaves are elliptical; the flowers are white, long, and bell-shaped; and the fruit is a small blue-black berry that will ripen during July-August in the northeastern US. It is a significantly important food crop. I found several bushes that were in various stages of ripening. They were growing in a mixed forest bordering a pond.

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''Vaccinium corymbosum'', the northern highbush blueberry, is a North American species of blueberry which has become a food crop of significant economic importance. It is native to eastern Canada and the eastern and southern United States, from Ontario east to Nova Scotia and south as far as Florida and eastern Texas. It is also naturalized in other places: Europe, Japan, New Zealand, the Pacific Northwest of North America, etc. Other common names include blue huckleberry, tall huckleberry, swamp.. more

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Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Aug 7, 2018. Captured Jul 7, 2018 10:49 in 80 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm