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Gaylussacia dumosa (Andr.) A. Gray
Dwarf black-huckleberry, Dwarf huckleberry

Gaylussacia dumosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Ericaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Gaylussacia dumosa has been found in the following 19 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tilton Present Native

Gaylussacia dumosa has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Gaylussacia dumosa has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Gaylussacia dumosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Gaylussacia dumosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton