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Vaccinium arboreum Marshall
Sparkleberry, Farkleberry

Family: Ericaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.
For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

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Vaccinium arboreum has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Reported
Koreshan State Historic Site Reported

Vaccinium arboreum has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native

Vaccinium arboreum has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Floodplain Forest
Mesic Hammock
Scrub