[Bilberries, Blueberries, Cranberries, Grouseberries and Huckleberries: The Genus Vaccinium in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-leaf Blueberry, Oval-leaf Huckleberry

Vaccinium ovalifiolium

Synonyms: Vaccinium alaskaense, Vaccinium alaskense

Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-leaf Blueberry, Oval-leaf Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovalifolium (Synonyms: Vaccinium alaskaense, Vaccinium alaskense)

Maturing fruits of the oval-leaf huckleberry as seen along the Toutle Trail between Blue Lake and Sheep Canyon, Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.........August 20, 2017.

Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-leaf Blueberry: Vaccinium ovalifolium (Synonyms: Vaccinium alaskaense, Vaccinium alaskense)

The photo above shows the leaves and glaucous berries of oval-leaf huckleberry (V. ovalifolium).

Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-leaf Blueberry, Oval-leaf Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovalifolium (Synonyms: Vaccinium alaskaense, Vaccinium alaskense) - Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-leaf Blueberry, Oval-leaf Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovalifolium (Synonyms: Vaccinium alaskaense, Vaccinium alaskense) - Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-leaf Blueberry, Oval-leaf Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovalifolium (Synonyms: Vaccinium alaskaense, Vaccinium alaskense)

Close-ups of the flowers and leaves of early blueberry as seen along the East Crater Trail #48 in the Indian Heaven Wilderness.........August 5, 2010.

Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-leaf Blueberry, Oval-leaf Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovalifolium (Synonyms: Vaccinium alaskaense, Vaccinium alaskense)

Berries ripening on early blueberry as seen along the Boundary Trail #1 near Dark Meadows, Gifford Pinchot National Forest.........July 3, 2015.

Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-leaf Blueberry, Oval-leaf Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovalifolium (Synonyms: Vaccinium alaskaense, Vaccinium alaskense)

Early blueberry as seen along the Boundary Trail #1 between Johnston Observatory and Harry's Ridge, Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument...........July 2, 2014.

Paul Slichter