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Vaccinium corymbosum L.
Highbush blueberry

Family: Ericaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

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

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Other data on Vaccinium corymbosum available from :

Vaccinium corymbosum has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area Present Native

Vaccinium corymbosum has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Vaccinium corymbosum has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Hammock
Scrubby Flatwoods