Vaccinium cespitosum var. arbuscula A.Gray

, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2(1): 24 (1878).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Name
Vaccinium cespitosum Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Michaux) 1: 234 (1803).
Synoptical Flora of North America. New York
2(1): 24
Date of Publication
May 1878
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
Mrs.R.M.Austin s.n.
Sierra Nevada
Type Herbaria
lectotype GH
Distribution Of Types
Plumas County (California, Southwestern U.S.A., Northern America)

Nomenclatural Notes

(as V. caespitosum var. arbuscula)


A. Gray used the varietal epithet arbuscula (= small tree) as a feminine noun (nominative) in the I declension; the epithet does not decline with the gender of the genus.


Basionym of
Vaccinium arbuscula (A.Gray) Merriam, N. Amer. Fauna 16: 159 (1899).
Basionym of
Vaccinium arbuscula (A.Gray) Merriam
Same citation as
Vaccinium cespitosum var. arbuscula A.Gray