Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-leaf Blueberry, Oval-leaf Huckleberry
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.
The photo above shows the leaves and glaucous berries
of oval-leaf huckleberry (V. ovalifolium).
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.
Berries ripening on early blueberry as seen along the Boundary Trail #1 near Dark Meadows, Gifford Pinchot National Forest.........July 3, 2015.
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.
Early blueberry observed along the Toutle Trail #238 in old growth forest between Blue Lake and Huckleberry Saddle, Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument......August 17, 2021.
Ripening berries of oval-leaf huckleberry observed near the trailhead for the Thomas Lake Trail, Indian Heaven Wilderness......August 31, 2020.