SHINY BLUEBERRY (Vaccinium myrsinites)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SHINY BLUEBERRY (Vaccinium myrsinites)

Small shiny leaves, edible small fruits highly palatable to a wide variety of birds and mammals, especially northern bobwhite, quail and turkey. Appreciated by pollinators.

Learn: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/shrub/vacmys/all.html

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Vaccinium+myrsinites

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