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Huckleberry

Vaccinium membranaceum

Ozone injury usually appears as black or purple spots (stipple), yellow or white bleached spots (chlorotic mottle, needle tip burn), or leaf browning (necrosis). Ozone may also cause premature leaf drop (senescence).


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Healthy Huckleberry Branch
Courtesy, Virginia Tech Forestry Department
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Healthy Huckleberry Berries
Courtesy, Virginia Tech Forestry Department

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Ozone Injury to Huckleberry Berries
Courtesy, LWF Ozone Injury Databank
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Ozone Injury to Huckleberry Berries
Courtesy, LWF Ozone Injury Databank
updated on 09/17/2006  I   http://nature.nps.gov/air/Pubs/bioindicators/huckleberry.cfm   I  Email: Webmaster