Epigaea repens

Family:Ericaceae
Species:Epigaea repens L.
Common Name:trailing arbutus
Habitat:Dry to mesic acidic hardwood or hemlock-hardwood forests often in a association with Vaccinium and Gaylussacia spp. Also in areas with less of a tree canopy cover. This species does particularly well on edges of dirt or logging roads through forests on acidic soils.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Subshrub, Shrub
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, S4 (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Magnoliopsida
Sub Class Dilleniidae
Order Ericales
FamilyEricaceae
Genus Epigaea
Species Epigaea repens L. - trailing arbutus

Citation

Citation Epigaea repens Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 395. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 564.1). Lectotypified by Reveal et al., Huntia 7: 232. 1987.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Bronx1924 NY    
Bronx1913 NY    
Bronx1896 PH    
Cattaraugus1892 BUF    
Cattaraugus1864 BUF    
Cattaraugus1960 BUF    
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990    
Cattaraugus  BUF    
Cattaraugus1997 SYR    
Cattaraugus1863 BUF    
Cattaraugus1881 BUF    
Cattaraugus1972 BUF    
Chautauqua1995 NYS    
Chemung1896 BUF    
Chemung1897 BUF    
Chemung1915 BH    
Chemung1966 SYR    
Chemung1936 BH    
Chemung  NYFA_1990    
Chenango  NYFA_1990    
Clinton  NYFA_1990    
Columbia1933 GH    
Columbia  NYFA_1990    
Columbia1894 GH    
Columbia1924 NY    
Cortland1955 BH    
Cortland  NYFA_1990    
Cortland1871 ROCH    
Delaware1977 BH    
Dutchess  NYFA_1990    
Dutchess1905 NY    
Erie1895 BUF    
Erie  NYFA_1990    
Erie1991 BUF    
Erie1884 BUF    
Erie1930 BUF    
Essex1939 SYR    
Essex  NYFA_1990    
Franklin1901 BH    
Franklin1894 NY    
Franklin1899 GH    
Franklin  NYFA_1990    
Franklin1899 BH    
Greene1893 NY    
Hamilton1996 NYS    
Herkimer  NYFA_1990    
Livingston1967 BUF    
Livingston1915 BH    
Livingston1923 BUF    
Livingston1926 BUF    
Livingston  NYFA_1990    
Livingston1883 BH    
Monroe1908 BH    
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Monroe1894 ROCH    
Monroe1941 ROCH    
Monroe1897 ROCH    
Monroe1915 ROCH    
Monroe1907 ROCH    
Monroe1904 ROCH    
Monroe1881 ROCH    
Monroe1863 ROCH    
Monroe1916 ROCH    
Monroe1911 ROCH    
Monroe1866 ROCH    
Monroe1893 BH    
Monroe1909 BH    
Monroe1975 BUF    
Monroe1989 BUF    
Nassau1935 NY    
Nassau1939 OBPF
Log_num: 10056
   
Nassau1907 NY    
Nassau1907 PH    
Nassau1884 BKL
BKL00022874
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1905 BKL
BKL00022875
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Niagara1897 BUF    
Niagara1927 BUF    
Niagara  NYFA_1990    
Niagara1896 BUF    
Niagara1991 BUF    
Oneida  NYFA_1990    
Oneida1993 BUF    
Oneida1902 NY    
Oneida1928 ROCH    
Onondaga1886 ROCH    
Onondaga  SYR    
Onondaga1923 BH    
Onondaga1955 SYR    
Onondaga1967 SYR    
Ontario1927 BH    
Ontario1834 ROCH    
Orange  BH    
Orange1936 HUH    
Orange1990 NYS    
Orange1991 BKL
BKL00022879
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1892 BKL
BKL00022869
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1885 BKL
BKL00022871
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1995 BKL
BKL00033067
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2002 BKL
BKL00022905
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2010 BKL
BKL00097752
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1896 BH    
Orange1846 BH    
Orange1923 NY    
Orange1995 NYS    
Orange1883 NY    
Orange1936 NY    
Orange1882 US    
Orange1952 NYS    
Orange1924 NY    
Oswego1888 BH    
Oswego1955 SYR    
Oswego  NYFA_1990    
Oswego1877 NY    
Oswego1917 SYR    
Oswego1915 SYR    
Otsego1920 GH    
Otsego1881 NY    
Otsego2006 SUCO Town of Unadilla  
Otsego1886 BKL
BKL00055640
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1895 NY    
Putnam1909 NY    
Putnam  NYFA_1990    
Rensselaer1910 GH    
Rensselaer1997 NYS    
Rensselaer1910 BH    
Rensselaer1901 GH    
Rensselaer1996 NYS    
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990    
Rensselaer1999 NYS    
Richmond1886 BH    
Richmond1871 NY    
Richmond1883 SIM    
Richmond1883 BKL
BKL00022872
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond  SIM    
Richmond  US    
Richmond1871 SIM    
Richmond1903 SIM    
Richmond1879 SIM    
Richmond1876 SIM    
Richmond1905 HUH    
Richmond1879 NY    
Richmond1878 YU    
Richmond1878 NY    
Richmond1924 SIM    
Richmond  NY    
Rockland1990 NYS    
Rockland1954 NY    
Saratoga  NYFA_1990    
Schenectady  NYFA_1990    
Schoharie  NYFA_1990    
Schuyler1832 BH    
Schuyler  NYFA_1990    
Schuyler  ROCH    
St. Lawrence1915 BH    
St. Lawrence1914 GH    
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1916 BKL
BKL00055650
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1914 BKL
BKL00055652
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1916 BKL
BKL00055651
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1914 BH    
St. Lawrence1915 GH    
St. Lawrence1995 NYS    
St. Lawrence1916 BH    
St. Lawrence1916 GH    
St. Lawrence1914 NY    
St. Lawrence1889 NY    
Steuben1890 NY    
Suffolk1938 BH    
Suffolk1973 OBPF
Log_num: 10104
   
Suffolk1924 PH    
Suffolk1919 BH    
Suffolk1891 NY    
Suffolk1896 BH    
Suffolk1920 HUH    
Suffolk1926 NY    
Suffolk1924 NY    
Suffolk1920 PH    
Suffolk  NYFA_1990    
Suffolk2004 OBPF
Log_num: GHP79
   
Suffolk1878 US    
Suffolk1898 NY    
Suffolk1904 NY    
Suffolk1920 BH    
Suffolk1899 CONN    
Suffolk1996 OBPF
Log_num: 2782A
   
Suffolk1935 A    
Suffolk1993 NYS    
Suffolk1990 OBPF
Log_num: LIL410
   
Suffolk1998 BKL
BKL00006635
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1873 BKL
BKL00084597
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1932 BKL
BKL00022873
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1994 BKL
BKL00086251
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1915 BKL
BKL00022877
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1902 BKL
BKL00022881
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1961 BKL
BKL00079132
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1997 BKL
BKL00006157
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL
BKL00022442
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL
BKL00023090
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1996 BKL
BKL00020553
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1919 BKL
BKL00022868
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1913 BKL
BKL00022863
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1913 BKL
BKL00022864
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1898 BKL
BKL00022876
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1991 BKL
BKL00022880
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL
BKL00022471
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1893 BKL
BKL00022882
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk  HUH    
Suffolk1974 OBPF
Log_num: 9318
   
Suffolk1867 NY    
Suffolk2002 BKL
BKL00023572
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1896 BKL
BKL00022870
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1911 BKL
BKL00022862
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1913 BKL
BKL00022866
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1886 BKL
BKL00022878
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1913 BKL
BKL00022867
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1913 BKL
BKL00022865
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1964 BKL
BKL00079133
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Sullivan1977 BH    
Tioga1934 BH    
Tioga1898 NY    
Tioga1915 GH    
Tioga  NYFA_1990    
Tioga1915 BH    
Tioga1914 BH    
Tompkins1920 A    
Tompkins1876 BH    
Tompkins1914 GH    
Tompkins1918 BH    
Tompkins1888 BUF    
Tompkins1892 BUF    
Tompkins1876 NY    
Tompkins  NYFA_1990    
Tompkins1935 BH    
Tompkins1887 BUF    
Tompkins1870 BH    
Tompkins1892 BH    
Tompkins1914 BH    
Tompkins1891 BH    
Tompkins1915 BH    
Tompkins1975 BH    
Tompkins1934 NY    
Tompkins1931 BH    
Tompkins1948 BH    
Tompkins1882 BH    
Tompkins1895 NY    
Tompkins1902 NY    
Tompkins1903 NY    
Ulster1969 OBPF
Log_num: RZ7628
   
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Ulster1919 NY    
Ulster2010 BKL
BKL00096232
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster1931 BKL
BKL00055648
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2011 BKL
BKL00100421
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren  NYFA_1990    
Warren1907 PH    
Warren1895 NY    
Warren1940 PH    
Warren1870 PH    
Washington1895 BH    
Washington  GH    
Washington1918 BH    
Washington1895 GH    
Washington1898 BH    
Washington  NYFA_1990    
Washington1897 BH    
Washington1897 BKL
BKL00055649
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Washington  BKL
BKL00055647
Herbarium Name Used: Epigaea repens
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wyoming  NYFA_1990    
Wyoming  BUF    
Yates  NY    
Yates  NYFA_1990    
Yates1950 BUPL    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Epigaea repens var. glabrifolia Epigaea repens Linnaeus, var. glabrifolia Fernald, Rhodora 41: 446, t. 562(1-3). 1939.