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Blue Ridge Blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum) Flowers Growing at the top of ridges in a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in Northwest Georgia (Gordon County), US.<br />
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Highly branched, &quot;wiry&quot; plants growing in large groups at the top of a ridge. They have sparse leaves that are very small and ovate to obovate and alternately arranged. Flowers are white, bell-shaped, and growing in a clusters. Vaccinium pallidum is a colonial plant that sprouts from a rhizome to form clones. Its fruits are a choice food source for birds, bears, and many other animals. Geotagged,United States,Vaccinium pallidum,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Blue Ridge Blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum) Flowers

Growing at the top of ridges in a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in Northwest Georgia (Gordon County), US.

Highly branched, "wiry" plants growing in large groups at the top of a ridge. They have sparse leaves that are very small and ovate to obovate and alternately arranged. Flowers are white, bell-shaped, and growing in a clusters. Vaccinium pallidum is a colonial plant that sprouts from a rhizome to form clones. Its fruits are a choice food source for birds, bears, and many other animals.

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  1. Beautiful detail of the pistil and stamen inside the little flowers :-) Posted 8 months ago
    1. Thank you so much! Posted 8 months ago

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''Vaccinium pallidum'' is a species of flowering plant in the heath family known by the common names hillside blueberry, Blue Ridge blueberry, late lowbush blueberry, and early lowbush blueberry. It is native to central Canada and the central and eastern United States plus the Ozarks of Missouri, Arkansas, southeastern Kansas and eastern Oklahoma.

''Vaccinium pallidum'' is a deciduous shrub, erect in stature but variable in height. It generally grows 23 to 51 centimeters tall, but depending.. more

Similar species: Ericales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Dec 23, 2018. Captured Mar 3, 2018 14:35 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/7.1
  • 1/400s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm