Pocosin Lakes Refuge-Blueberry in Bloom

Published 6:33 pm Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) is a shrub which blooms early in the growing season on the edge of forests and scrub-shrub wetlands. Its white and pink bell-shaped flowers are on display throughout Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. Bears, birds, deer & other wildlife love the fruit that these plants eventually produce.