Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

Field Guide Overview

Dominant Flora of the Ground Cover in Pine Forests of the Apalachicola National Forest

Genus/Species Gaylussacia dumosa Common Name Dwarf Huckleberry
Family ERICACEAE Acronym HUCK
Description

Small shrub with leaves alternate, reticulated, elliptic or spatulate, dotted with sessile glands beneath, tip conspicuously pointed; stem glandular, hairy, reaches 35 cm; flowers small, white, bell-shaped, March-May.