Vaccinium simulatum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEricaceae
Family (Traditional)Ericaceae
GenusVaccinium
SpeciesVaccinium simulatum Small
Common NameUpland highbush blueberry
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Elliptic;Obovate;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Acuminate;Acute;Apiculate;Mucronate;Obtuse; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Acute;Cuneate;Obtuse;Rounded; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire;Serrulate;Subentire;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.0
C value 8
StatusNative; EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Harlan (KY), Lincoln (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Morgan (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Unicoi (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, ETSU, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1984 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
etsu005210 Unicoi Tennessee 29 Aug 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vaccinium simulatum
TENN-V-0170506 Lincoln Kentucky
TENN
Vaccinium simulatum
TENN-V-0170507 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0082928 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0072914 White Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0086145 Harlan Kentucky 12 May 1993 Landon McKinney
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0086509 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0056910 Fentress Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0051588 Sequatchie Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0086510 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0086146 Harlan Kentucky 12 May 1993 Landon McKinney
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0056911 Harlan Kentucky 06 May 2006 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
UCHT033861 Tennessee
UCHT
Vaccinium simulatum
UCHT033860 Tennessee
UCHT
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110921 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
ETSU005693 Unicoi Tennessee 12 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vaccinium simulatum
ETSU005690 Unicoi Tennessee 21 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vaccinium simulatum
TENN-V-0170508 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Vaccinium simulatum
TENN-V-0170505 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Vaccinium simulatum
TENN-V-0170486 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0093723 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0072915 White Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0056895 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0082929 McCreary Kentucky 25 Jun 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0015414 McCreary Kentucky 02 Jun 1999 Joey Shaw
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0095754 McCreary Kentucky 04 May 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0045560 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0092165 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
APSC0104370 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110924 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110920 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110926 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110925 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110919 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110901 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110918 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110923 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
BRIT110922 Tennessee
VDB
Vaccinium simulatum
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Vaccinium simulatum - Dwayne Estes
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Vaccinium simulatum - Dwayne Estes
Vaccinium simulatum - Dwayne Estes
Vaccinium simulatum - Dwayne Estes
Vaccinium simulatum - Dwayne Estes
Vaccinium simulatum - Dwayne Estes
Vaccinium simulatum - Dwayne Estes