Gaylussacia brachycera

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEricaceae
Family (Traditional)Ericaceae
GenusGaylussacia
SpeciesGaylussacia brachycera (Michx.) A. Gray
Common NameBox huckleberry
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen;Persistent; 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; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 9.0
C value 9
StatusNative; TN[S2S3] KY[S2S3] (State Rank); G3 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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
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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

SynonymFull Citation
Vaccinium brachycerum Vaccinium brachycerum Michx.

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: Laurel (KY), McCreary (KY), Pulaski (KY), Whitley (KY), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Hamilton (TN), Morgan (TN), Pickett (TN), Scott (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100400801 Laurel Kentucky 15 Jun 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-393
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400892 McCreary Kentucky 15 Sep 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
3361
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400942 Morgan Tennessee 14 Oct 1979 Thomas S. Patrick
2098
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400819 McCreary Kentucky 23 Jun 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72E6.38
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100733185 McCreary Kentucky 09 Jul 1978 Max E. Medley
187-78
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400876 McCreary Kentucky 22 May 1987 Max E. Medley
16367
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400751 Laurel Kentucky 05 Oct 2008 Adrienne Cooper
21
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400843 McCreary Kentucky 18 Apr 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1262
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400926 Fentress Tennessee 06 Oct 1974 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100746310 McCreary Kentucky 08 Sep 2010 Tara R. Littlefield
2010-029
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400785 Laurel Kentucky 23 May 1979 Rob Jacobs
523792
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400967 Pickett Tennessee 15 Jul 1976 S. McCarrell
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400918 Fentress Tennessee 13 Sep 1996 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400827 McCreary Kentucky 23 Apr 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9030
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400850 McCreary Kentucky 18 Apr 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1303
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400959 Morgan Tennessee 04 Jun 2008 Brian D. Yahn
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400835 McCreary Kentucky 18 Oct 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9215
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400793 Laurel Kentucky 04 Apr 1993 Randy L. Mears
93-121
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100746484 Pulaski Kentucky 15 May 2008 Tara R. Littlefield
2008-002
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400975 Pickett Tennessee 18 May 1980 T. Filipczak
171
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400868 McCreary Kentucky 09 Jul 1996 David D. Taylor
18315
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400884 McCreary Kentucky 23 Jun 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72E6.38
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400934 Fentress Tennessee 16 Jun 1979 Thomas S. Patrick
2405
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400777 Laurel Kentucky 26 Apr 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-548
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
BEREA012648 McCreary Kentucky
BEREA
Gaylussacia brachycera
BEREA022859 Scott Tennessee
BEREA
Gaylussacia brachycera
ETSU008323 Pickett Tennessee
ETSU
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400769 Laurel Kentucky 15 Jun 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-393
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31234100400900 Pulaski Kentucky 17 Jun 1987 Max E. Medley
16667
EKY
Gaylussacia brachycera
31973000012107 McCreary Kentucky
KNK
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168752 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168743 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168730 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168875 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168751 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168876 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168760 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168737 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168746 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168728 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168739 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
31973000012109 McCreary Kentucky
KNK
Gaylussacia brachycera
31973000012108 McCreary Kentucky
KNK
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168742 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168749 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168731 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168734 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168761 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168758 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168735 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168741 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168762 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168747 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168763 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168755 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168733 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168750 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168748 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168754 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168757 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168732 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168745 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168736 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168877 Whitley Kentucky
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
UCHT022500 McCreary Kentucky
UCHT
Gaylussacia brachycera
UCHT022499 Fentress Tennessee
UCHT
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0087690 McCreary Kentucky 04 May 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0092449 McCreary Kentucky 09 Jul 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0088696 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0015707 Pickett Tennessee
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168729 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168759 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168744 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168756 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168738 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168740 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
TENN-V-0168753 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaylussacia brachycera
UCHT022502 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0084672 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0087687 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0083466 McCreary Kentucky 21 Jul 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0068877 McCreary Kentucky 06 Sep 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0045947 McCreary Kentucky 14 Nov 1981 Hal Bryant
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0083763 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0015706 Fentress Tennessee
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0069009 McCreary Kentucky 24 Jun 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0086050 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0084495 McCreary Kentucky 09 Sep 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0084448 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0088697 McCreary Kentucky 08 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0084953 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0110196 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0087166 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007618 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007612 Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007616 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007614 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007622 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007621 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU014577 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0083770 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0087165 McCreary Kentucky 19 Apr 1980 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0015708 Pickett Tennessee
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0084952 McCreary Kentucky 14 May 1982 Kenneth Niceley
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
APSC0077246 McCreary Kentucky 04 Aug 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007619 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU033780 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007617 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007615 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU033976 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU007620 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109852 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109856 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109857 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109858 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109854 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109861 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109860 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109859 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109862 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
HTTU014578 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia brachycera
UCHT033774 Tennessee
UCHT
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109851 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109853 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109863 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
BRIT109855 Tennessee
VDB
Gaylussacia brachycera
SWMT03038 Pickett Tennessee J. Williams
SWMT
Gaylussacia brachycera
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Gaylussacia brachycera - Sunny Fleming
Gaylussacia brachycera - Sunny Fleming
Gaylussacia brachycera - Tara Littlefield
Gaylussacia brachycera - Tara Littlefield
Gaylussacia brachycera - Tara Littlefield
Gaylussacia brachycera - Tara Littlefield
Gaylussacia brachycera - Tara Littlefield
Gaylussacia brachycera - Tara Littlefield
Gaylussacia brachycera - Tara Littlefield
Gaylussacia brachycera - Tara Littlefield