Early Blueberry

Vaccinium ovalifolium

Early Blueberry Alaska

Early Blueberry

  • Latin: Vaccinium ovalifolium
  • Tlingit: naanyaa kanat 'aayí
  • Other Names: oval-leaf blueberry,
  • Consumption: Edible
  • Description

    Early blueberries are edible and delicious. A favorite for berry picking.


    American Marten,

  • Habitat & Range
    Early blueberry are found throughout Southeast Alaska and coastal south-central Alaska. Usually growing in somewhat shaded areas, though they can easily be found on an open sub-alpine brushy hill-side.


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