Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Family:Ericaceae
Species:Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
Common Name:bearberry
Habitat:Rocky summits, bluffs, sandy maritime areas, and fields and roadsides with thin sandy soils. Mostly a plant of acidic soils in open sites.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Subshrub, Shrub
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:This plant is also cultivated and may occasionally escape.
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, UPL (NWI), FACU (NWI), S5 (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 Arctostaphylos
Species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng. - bearberry

Citation

Citation Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng.
Basionym: Arbutus uva-ursi Linnaeus, Sp. Pl.:395. 1 May 1753.
Type: ????: Herb. Linn. No. 566.8. (lectotype: LINN). Lectotypified by Wallace, in Cafferty & C. E. Jarvis, Taxon 51: 752. 2002.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany1902 BH    
Albany1909 GH    
Albany1931 BUF    
Albany1931 GH    
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Albany1909 BH    
Albany1931 BH    
Albany1906 BKL
BKL00055603
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx  NYFA_1990    
Clinton  NYFA_1990    
Clinton1929 BH    
Columbia1936 GH    
Columbia  NYFA_1990    
Columbia1887 BH    
Dutchess  NYFA_1990    
Erie  BUF    
Essex1888 NY    
Essex  NYFA_1990    
Franklin1899 GH    
Franklin  NYFA_1990    
Franklin1899 BH    
Franklin1901 BH    
Fulton  NYFA_1990    
Genesee1921 BH    
Genesee1920 A    
Genesee1914 BH    
Genesee1991 BH    
Genesee1991 NYS    
Genesee1937 BUF    
Genesee  NYFA_1990    
Genesee1921 A    
Genesee1991 BUF    
Genesee1924 A    
Genesee1924 BH    
Genesee1967 BUF    
Genesee1924 ROCH    
Genesee1921 ROCH    
Genesee1915 ROCH    
Genesee1930 ROCH    
Genesee1926 ROCH    
Genesee1896 ROCH    
Greene1918 BH    
Greene1935 NY    
Greene1986 NYS    
Greene  NYFA_1990    
Greene1991 BH    
Greene1893 NY    
Greene1986 GH    
Hamilton  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson1888 BKL
BKL00055604
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Lewis  NYFA_1990    
Nassau1903 NY    
Nassau1903 PH    
Nassau1896 SIM    
Nassau1836 HUH    
Nassau1949 BUPL    
Nassau1919 NY    
Nassau1894 BKL
BKL00033010
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1886 BKL
BKL00033916
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1961 BKL
BKL00033019
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1903 BKL
BKL00033003
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1886 BKL
BKL00033914
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Niagara1867 ROCH    
Niagara1868 ROCH    
Niagara1888 BUF    
Niagara1896 BUF    
Niagara  BUF    
Niagara1863 BUF    
Niagara1898 BUF    
Niagara1896 BH    
Niagara  NYFA_1990    
Oneida  NYFA_1990    
Oneida1918 GH    
Oneida1931 BH    
Ontario  NYFA_1990    
Ontario1947 BH    
Ontario1947 NY    
Ontario1947 GH    
Orange1990 NYS    
Orange1994 BKL
BKL00006019
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1943 BH    
Oswego  NYFA_1990    
Putnam1883 NY    
Queens  NY    
Queens1876 NY    
Queens1883 BKL
BKL00033009
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1883 BKL
BKL00033016
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer1907 GH    
Rensselaer  NY    
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990    
Rensselaer1907 BH    
Rensselaer1926 BH    
Rensselaer1997 NYS    
Richmond1882 SIM    
Richmond1878 SIM    
Richmond1878 NY    
Rockland1926 NY    
Rockland1990 NYS    
Rockland  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1931 BH    
Steuben1943 BH    
Suffolk1909 BH    
Suffolk1974 CONN    
Suffolk1950 GH    
Suffolk1918 NY    
Suffolk1929 NY    
Suffolk1900 NY    
Suffolk1941 NY    
Suffolk1935 BH    
Suffolk1874 NY    
Suffolk1968 NY    
Suffolk1938 OBPF
Log_num: 6786
   
Suffolk1877 NY    
Suffolk1923 NY    
Suffolk1947 NY    
Suffolk1885 NY    
Suffolk1969 US    
Suffolk1904 NY    
Suffolk1962 NY    
Suffolk1996 OBPF
Log_num: 3046
   
Suffolk1950 HUH    
Suffolk  NYFA_1990    
Suffolk1886 BKL
BKL00033014
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1906 BKL
BKL00033032
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk  BKL
BKL00033011
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1917 NY    
Suffolk1917 YU    
Suffolk1999 BKL
BKL00011279
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1938 NY    
Suffolk1900 YU    
Suffolk1938 BH    
Suffolk1935 CHRB    
Suffolk1925 GH    
Suffolk1895 NY    
Suffolk1895 BH    
Suffolk1925 BH    
Suffolk1944 BH    
Suffolk1980 CONN    
Suffolk1869 NY    
Suffolk1909 NY    
Suffolk1969 NY    
Suffolk1998 OBPF
Log_num: 6032
   
Suffolk1873 CONN    
Suffolk1925 CONN    
Suffolk1928 CONN    
Suffolk1937 CONN    
Suffolk1883 NY    
Suffolk1898 NY    
Suffolk1934 NY    
Suffolk1935 PH    
Suffolk1919 BH    
Suffolk1966 NY    
Suffolk1919 PH    
Suffolk1947 PH    
Suffolk1864 YU    
Suffolk1877 BH    
Suffolk1915 BH    
Suffolk1950 BUPL    
Suffolk1967 CONN    
Suffolk1888 GH    
Suffolk1935 NY    
Suffolk1994 BKL
BKL00033018
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1932 BKL
BKL00033021
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1874 BKL
BKL00033005
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1912 BKL
BKL00033913
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1976 BKL
BKL00033039
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1919 BKL
BKL00033006
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL
BKL00022417
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1871 BKL
BKL00033004
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk  BKL
BKL00033015
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1886 BKL
BKL00033013
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1984 BKL
BKL00023257
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1932 BKL
BKL00033022
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1916 BKL
BKL00033007
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1874 BKL
BKL00033008
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1911 BKL
BKL00033012
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2011 BKL
BKL00099868
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1868 BKL
BKL00033020
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1996 BKL
BKL00023256
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1996 BKL
BKL00020217
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1874 BKL
BKL00033017
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1999 BKL
BKL00010746
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2003 BKL
BKL00024413
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1976 BKL
BKL00033043
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1996 BKL
BKL00020227
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1904 BKL
BKL00033024
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1996 BKL
BKL00070886
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1913 BKL
BKL00033025
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1932 BKL
BKL00033023
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1996 BKL
BKL00020180
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1944 ROCH    
Tompkins1887 ROCH    
Tompkins1898 NY    
Tompkins1913 SYR    
Tompkins1915 BH    
Tompkins1916 BH    
Tompkins1884 BH    
Tompkins1918 BH    
Tompkins1888 BH    
Tompkins1914 BH    
Tompkins1895 BH    
Tompkins1915 GH    
Tompkins1885 BH    
Tompkins1920 BH    
Tompkins1916 GH    
Tompkins1924 BH    
Tompkins  NYFA_1990    
Tompkins1871 BH    
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Warren1969 SYR    
Warren1901 NY    
Warren  NYFA_1990    
Warren1945 BH    
Warren1897 GH    
Warren1897 BH    
Warren1891 BKL
BKL00055605
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren1891 BKL
BKL00055601
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Washington1936 BKL
BKL00055602
Herbarium Name Used: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Arbutus uva-ursi Arbutus uva-ursi Linnaeus, Sp. Pl.:395. 1 May 1753.   
Arctostaphylos adenotricha Arctostaphylos adenotricha (Fernald & J.F. Macbr.) A.& D. Löve & Kapoor   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. adenotricha Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. ssp. adenotricha (Fernald & J.F. Macbr.) Calder & Taylor   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. coactilis Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. ssp. coactilis (Fernald & J.F. Macbr.) A.& D. Löve & Kapoor   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. longipilosa Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. ssp. longipilosa Packer & Denford   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. monoensis Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. ssp. monoensis J.B. Roof   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. stipitata Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. ssp. stipitata Packer & Denford   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. adenotricha Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. var. adenotricha Fernald & J.F. Macbr.   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. var. coactilis Fernald & J.F. Macbr.   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. leobreweri Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. var. leobreweri J.B. Roof   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. marinensis Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. var. marinensis J.B. Roof   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. pacifica Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. var. pacifica Hultén   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. stipitata Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. var. stipitata (Packer & Denford) Dorn   
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. suborbiculata Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Spreng. var. suborbiculata W. Knight   
Uva-Ursi uva-ursi Uva-Ursi uva-ursi (Linnaeus) Britt.Arbutus uva-ursi Linnaeus, Sp. Pl.:395. 1 May 1753.