University of Rhode Island

Gaylussacia dumosa

Dwarf Huckleberry

Small deciduous shrub with dense rounded form. White flowers open in June. Small seedy blue fruit ripens early fall. Prefers acidic, wet sandy or organic soil in full sun to partial shade. Native to RI. 8-24".


Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Courtesy of University of Georgia Press. USDA PLANTS Database

©William S. Justice. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of Systematic Biology, Botany. USDA PLANTS Database

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