EPPO Global Database

Vaccinium macrocarpon(VACMA)

Code created in: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: VACMA
  • Preferred name: Vaccinium macrocarpon
  • Authority: Aiton


North America. Cultivated for its fruits, on a large scale in North America, and to a limited extent in other continents (for example, in Netherlands in Europe). This species could have potential for naturalization, especially if more widely cultivated

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Oxycoccus macrocarpos (Aiton) Pursh

Common names
Name Language
American cranberry English (GB)
large cranberry English (US)
large-fruited cranberry English
Amerika-Torfbeere German
großfrüchtige Moosbeere German
Krannbeere German
Kulturpreiselbeere German
airelle à gros fruits French
airelle du Canada French
canneberge à grands fruits French
canneberge à gros fruits French
canneberge du Canada French
arándano americano Spanish
mirtillo del Canadà Italian
grote veenbes Dutch
lepeltjeheide Dutch
arando-de-baga-vermelha Portuguese
клюква крупноплодная Russian