Plants forming dense, extensive colonies, 1-3 dm; twigs of current season green to glaucous, ± angled, glabrous or hairy. Leaves deciduous; blade dark to pale green or glaucous, elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 15-41 × (5-)6-16(-20) mm, margins usually sharply, uniformly serrate (serrations sometimes minute, tipped with stipitate gland), surfaces glabrous or hairy, especially along abaxial midvein, eglandular abaxially. Flowers: calyx green, glaucous, glabrous; corolla usually white, cylindric to urceolate, 4-6 mm; filaments ciliate; (tubules with introrse, elongate pores). Berries black or blue, rarely white, 3-12 mm diam., glabrous. Seeds (3-)10-15(-20), ca. 1.2 mm. 2n = 48.
"Shrubs 1–6 dm, extensively colonial; lvs deciduous, ± elliptic, mostly (1–)1.5–3 cm, a third to half as wide, sharply serrulate, green and glabrous (or with a few hairs along the veins) to less often glaucous; cal and pedicel often glaucous; cor cylindric to urceolate, 4–6 mm; fr blue-glaucous or less often black, 5–10 mm; 2n=48. Moist or dry, sandy or rocky soil, often in burned-over sites; Lab. and Nf. to Man., s. to N.J., Pa., Ill., and Minn., and in the mts. to N.C. (V. brittonii; V. lamarckii; Cyanococcus a.)"
|Early low-bush blueberry, bleuet feuilles ,troites|