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Connecticut Plants
Highbush Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum L.

Most cultivated blueberries are varieties or hybrids of highbush blueberry.

  • Family: heath (Ericaceae)
  • Habitat: woods, thickets, bogs in acidic soil
  • Height: 4-10 feet
  • Flower size: 3/8 inch long
  • Flower color: white to pale pink
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native
Vaccinium corymbosum L.
Vaccinium corymbosum L.