Hairy Highbush Blueberry Vaccinium fuscatum Aiton  Synonyms: Cyanococcus atrococcus, Cyanococcus fuscatus, Vaccinium atrococcum.

Description:

This is the only species of highbush blueberry where the flowers appear before the leaves. Leaf margins are entire. Fruit are black and not glaucous.

There are 22 records in the project database.

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The distinctive black berries of Hairy Highbush Blueberry in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/28/2016). Photo by Patrick Treece. (MBP list)

Hairy Highbush Blueberry in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Hairy Highbush Blueberry in Dorchester Co., Maryland (6/14/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Highbush Blueberry in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/25/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Hairy Highbush Blueberry in fruit in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/24/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Northern Highbush Blueberry in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/24/2012). Flowers are appearing before leaves. Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Northern Highbush Blueberry blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (3/27/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Hairy Highbush Blueberry in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/24/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Hairy Highbush Blueberry in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/3/2019). Fruit in process of developing and when ripe, will be black in color. Photo by Matt Grey. (MBP list)

Hairy Highbush Blueberry in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/6/2019). Photo by Matt Grey. (MBP list)

Hairy Highbush Blueberry in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/6/2019). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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