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Common name

English: Black Huckleberry

German: Schwarze Buckelbeere


Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Ericales (39)

        Family: Ericaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Gaylussacia (2)

            Epithet: baccata (Wangenh.) K. Koch (2)

Synonyms: Adnaria resinosa (Torr. & A.Gray) Kuntze, Andromeda baccata Wangenh., Decachaena baccata (Wangenh.) Small, Decamerium resinosum Nutt., Gaylussacia resinosa (Aiton) Torr. & A.Gray

baccata => of the form of a berry

resinosa => resinous, producing resin

resinosum => resinous, producing resin


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red

External links

Check for Gaylussacia baccata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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