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Dwarf blueberry

Dwarf blueberry

Scientific Name: Vaccinium caespitosum

Dwarf blueberry is another of the several blueberries found growing in North America. It is found across Canada and in the northern half of the United States. It is a low-lying plant rarely reaching half a meter in height forming a carpetlike stand in rocky mountainous meadows. The foliage is reddish-green to green and the leaves are shiny on dorsal as well as the ventral sides. The leaves are also finely serrated. Flowers are tiny urn-shaped light pink cups less than a centimeter wide. The fruits are edible and can be used like those of other blueberries.