Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.

Cowberry

source: Arnstein Rønning (2009), publisher: Wikimedia Commons  (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)
source: Arnstein Rønning (2009), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.
The Plant list Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.
English name Cowberry



Crop relationship
Cranberry same genus



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 decreasing (25-50%)
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe cold- and cool- temperate-zones
Asia idem
Africa -
North-America cold- and cool- temperate-zones
South-America -
Australia -
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Distribution data GBIF, July 2017
Distribution data GBIF, July 2017

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information