Vaccinium Pennsylvanicum
Blueberry Blue"berry, n. [Cf. {Blaeberry}.] (Bot.) The berry of several species of {Vaccinium}, an ericaceous genus, differing from the American huckleberries in containing numerous minute seeds instead of ten nutlets. The commonest species are {Vaccinium Pennsylvanicum} and {Vaccinium vacillans}. {Vaccinium corymbosum} is the tall blueberry. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Vaccinium pennsylvanicum — noun low growing deciduous shrub of northeastern North America having flowers in compact racemes and bearing sweet dark blue berries • Syn: ↑low bush blueberry, ↑low blueberry, ↑Vaccinium angustifolium • Hypernyms: ↑blueberry, ↑blueberry bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vaccinium corymbosum — Blueberry Blue berry, n. [Cf. {Blaeberry}.] (Bot.) The berry of several species of {Vaccinium}, an ericaceous genus, differing from the American huckleberries in containing numerous minute seeds instead of ten nutlets. The commonest species are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vaccinium vacillans — Blueberry Blue berry, n. [Cf. {Blaeberry}.] (Bot.) The berry of several species of {Vaccinium}, an ericaceous genus, differing from the American huckleberries in containing numerous minute seeds instead of ten nutlets. The commonest species are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vaccinium angustifolium — noun low growing deciduous shrub of northeastern North America having flowers in compact racemes and bearing sweet dark blue berries • Syn: ↑low bush blueberry, ↑low blueberry, ↑Vaccinium pennsylvanicum • Hypernyms: ↑blueberry, ↑blueberry bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • blueberry bush — noun any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries • Syn: ↑blueberry • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑huckleberry, ↑farkleberry, ↑spar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blueberry — Blue berry, n. [Cf. {Blaeberry}.] (Bot.) The berry of several species of {Vaccinium}, an ericaceous genus, differing from the American huckleberries in containing numerous minute seeds instead of ten nutlets. The commonest species are {Vaccinium… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Northern American nectar sources for honey bees — A honey bee collecting nectar from an apple flower. The nectar source in a given area depends on the type of vegetation present and the length of their bloom period. What type of vegetation will grow in an area depends on soil texture, soil pH,… …   Wikipedia

  • low blueberry — noun low growing deciduous shrub of northeastern North America having flowers in compact racemes and bearing sweet dark blue berries • Syn: ↑low bush blueberry, ↑Vaccinium angustifolium, ↑Vaccinium pennsylvanicum • Hypernyms: ↑blueberry,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • low-bush blueberry — noun low growing deciduous shrub of northeastern North America having flowers in compact racemes and bearing sweet dark blue berries • Syn: ↑low blueberry, ↑Vaccinium angustifolium, ↑Vaccinium pennsylvanicum • Hypernyms: ↑blueberry, ↑blueberry… …   Useful english dictionary

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