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

California Huckleberry, Evergreen Blueberry, Evergreen Huckleberry

Vaccinium ovatum

Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum

Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum)

Evergreen huckleberry blooming along the trail at South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Coos County, Oregon..........April 19, 2016.

Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum)

Evergreen blueberry blooming in moist coastal forest on Bayocean Spit at the west side of Tillamook Bay, northern Oregon coast.........May 22, 2009.

Berries of Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum) - Fruits of Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum)

A close-up of the berries and serrate leaf margins of evergreen blueberry as seen in moist coniferous forest at Bayocean Spit at the western edge of Tillamook Bay, northern Oregon coast.........August 26, 2009 (left) and August 3, 2021 (right).

Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum)

Evergreen blueberry as seen blooming in moist coniferous forest at Bayocean Spit at the western edge of Tillamook Bay, northern Oregon coast.........April 16, 2017.

Fruits and leaves of Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum) - Fruits and leaves of Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum)

Ripe evergreen blueberries observed at Sitka Sedge State Natural Area, Oregon coast........August 19, 2018.

Flowers of Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum) - Flower buds and leaves of Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum)

Evergreen blueberries observed in bloom and in bud along the service road out to the beach from the parking area at Sitka Sedge State Natural Area.......March 2, 2019.

Evergreen Blueberry, California Huckleberry: Vaccinium ovatum (Synonym: Vaccinium ovatum var. saporosum)

Frost covered evergreen blueberry still blooming on January 1, 2013 at Fort Vancouver, Vancouver, WA.

Paul Slichter