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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Gaylussacia mosieri   FAMILY Ericaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gaylussacia mosieri   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Gaylussacia mosieri

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Lasiococcus mosieri

 

COMMON NAME:
Mosier's Huckleberry, Hirsute Huckleberry


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image of Gaylussacia mosieri, Mosier's Huckleberry, Hirsute Huckleberry

Alan S. Weakley    asw_2889944757805212

April        FL

Apalachicola National Forest

Young twigs, raceme axes, flwr stalks, & floral tubes bearing long spreading silvery-silky hairs, per Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981).

image of Gaylussacia mosieri, Mosier's Huckleberry, Hirsute Huckleberry

Alan S. Weakley    asw_955052835632919

April        FL

Apalachicola National Forest

Flowers in axillary, usually few-flowered, bracteate racemes on wood of the preceding season, per Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981).

image of Gaylussacia mosieri, Mosier's Huckleberry, Hirsute Huckleberry

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmgmosieri_ths

June        

Fruit insipid, black [when ripe], conspicuously glandular-hairy, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast (Foote & Jones, 1989).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Gaylussacia mosieri   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gaylussacia mosieri   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Gaylussacia mosieri

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lasiococcus mosieri

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2542

Shrub
Perennial

Habitat: pine savannas and seepages, per Weakley's Flora

Native to Georgia

Uncommon in GA

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LEAVES:
Deciduous/Semi-evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
4-5 lobed campanulate corolla
10 included stamens
Inferior ovary
Bisexual

FRUIT:
Summer
Black
Berry

 

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