CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record vaccinium_coccineum - Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 19:40 ET c
Vaccinium coccineum
common nameSiskiyou Mountains huckleberry
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life form deciduous shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3.3
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2S3   S2S3: Intermediate between S2 and S3
global rank
G3Q      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (14):
Sierra City (572C) 3912056, La Porte (573B) 3912068, American House (574A) 3912161, Strawberry Valley (574D) 3912151, Haskins Valley (590C) 3912172, Soapstone Hill (591D) 3912173, Eaton Peak (701C) 4112238, Marble Mountain (719C) 4112352, Prescott Mountain (721B) 4112366, Chimney Rock (721C) 4112356, Seiad Valley (736C) 4112372, Figurehead Mountain (737A) 4112383, Happy Camp (737C) 4112374, Polar Bear Mountain (738A) 4112385
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Siskiyou (SIS), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/often serpentinite
blooming period Jun-Aug  
elevation range1095 - 2135 meters
How common is this taxon in OR? Plants from Plumas NF are not morphologically or genetically distinct from V. membranaceum. Plants from Klamath Ranges (SIS Co.) have lighter-colored berries than V. membranaceum and may be genetically distinct; needs further study. A synonym of V. membranaceum in TJM (1993) and TJM 2. See Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 31:75-78 (1918) for original description.
full nameVaccinium coccineum Piper
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  VACO6 Element Code  PDERI181N0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 from

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