Vaccinium arboreum

Vaccinium = like a bilberry
arboreum = tree-like

Synonym:
Family:Ericaceae
Common Name:Farkleberry
Authority: Marsh.
Etymology:
C Value:6
Wetness:FACU
# of Species in  
Genus in Illinois:
7
Duration:Perennial
Reproduction:Monoecious
Flower Type:Perfect
Growth Habit:Woody
Leaf Arrangement:Alternate
Leaf Type:Simple
Leaf Margin:Entire
Leaf Toothing:Entire
Flower Color:White
Habitat:dry woods, rocky glades
Status (State):Not Listed
Status (Federal):Not Listed
ID Tips:coursely veined leaves
Gee Whiz:If you eat enough of the berries, you will find out why it's called Farkleberry!