dwarf bilberry, more...
[Vaccinium arbuscula (A.Gray) Merriam, more]
Etymology: Vaccinium: ancient Latin name for bilberry, origin obscure
Plants: perennial shrub 4"-8" tall
Leaves: obovate or paddle-shaped, tapering to the base
Flowers: pinkish, 5-parted; blooms June-July
Conservation Status: Endangered
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 9, Wetland Indicator = FACU* WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: Britton & Brown Illustrated Flora - 2nd Edition (1913) "An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada"