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Vaccinium vitis-idaea ssp. minus

Vaccinium vitis-idaea L. ssp. minus (Lodd.) Hultén

Vaccinium vitis-idaea L. var. minus Lodd.

Vaccinium vitis-idaea L. var. punctatum Moench

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyEricaceaeHeath or heather family
GenusVacciniumAncient Latin name for billberry
Speciesvitis-idaea“Grape of Mt. Ida,” according to Greek legend
ssp.minus“Smaller”

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Vaccinium vitis-idaea ssp. minus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 14 Aug 2012.

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Vaccinium vitis-idaea

5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 10 × 10" (25 × 24 cm)

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