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SPECIES: Gaylussacia frondosa | Dangleberry
ABBREVIATION : GAYFRO SYNONYMS : Gaylussacia tomentosa (Gray) Small Gaylussacia nana (Gray) Small [36] SCS PLANT CODE : GAFR2 COMMON NAMES : dangleberry hairy dangleberry TAXONOMY : The currently accepted scientific name for dangleberry is Gaylussacia frondosa (L.) T. & G. (Ericaceae) [13,26]. The following three varieties are recognized: G. f. var. frondosa G. f. var. tomentosa Gray [5,6,14,15] G. f. var. nana Gray [5,14,15] Wunderlin [36] considers the two nontypic varieties to be separate species. Gaylussacia f. var. tomentosa is distinguished by densely short-pubescent twigs and lower leaf surfaces. Gaylussacia f. var. nana is distinguished by its shorter stature, shorter branches, and columnar aspect, as well as short-pubescent stems [15]. LIFE FORM : Shrub FEDERAL LEGAL STATUS : No special status OTHER STATUS : NO-ENTRY COMPILED BY AND DATE : Jennifer H. Carey, June 1994 LAST REVISED BY AND DATE : NO-ENTRY AUTHORSHIP AND CITATION : Carey, Jennifer H. 1994. Gaylussacia frondosa. In: Remainder of Citation

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