Oxycoccus palistris Pers.
FamilyEricaceae — APG family: Ericaceae
SynonymsVaccinium oxycoccus L., Oxycoccus quadripetalus Gilib.
DescriptionSimilar to O. microcarpus, but stem thicker; young shoots pubescent; leaves larger, 8—10 mm long, oblong-obovate, not broader near base; pedicels puberulous; sepals ciliated; flowers larger.
EcologyBogs and moist woods. Type locality not given, presumably Europe.
Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of subsp. microphyllum (Lge.) Love & Love (O. palustris f. microphylla Lge.).
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.