KINNIKINNICK

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KINNIKINNICK suitable for counties:
ALASKA: All counties
ARIZONA: Apache
CALIFORNIA: Del Norte, Humboldt, Marin, Mendocino, Mono, Monterey, San Mateo, Sonoma
COLORADO: Alamosa, Baca, Boulder, Chaffee, Clear Creek, Conejos, Custer, Douglas, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Lake, Larimer, Mesa, Mineral, Montezuma, Park, Pitkin, Rio Grande, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, Summit, Teller
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
DELAWARE: Sussex
IOWA: All counties
IDAHO: Ada, Blaine, Boise, Bonner, Boundary, Clark, Clearwater, Custer, Elmore, Fremont, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lemhi, Nez Perce, Owyhee, Shoshone, Teton, Valley
ILLINOIS: Cook, Lake, Ogle, Peoria, Tazewell, Winnebago
INDIANA: La Porte, Lake, Porter
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Worcester
MAINE: Androscoggin, Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York
MICHIGAN: Alcona, Alger, Allegan, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Baraga, Benzie, Berrien, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Emmet, Gladwin, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Huron, Iosco, Iron, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Keweenaw, Lake, Leelanau, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Montmorency, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Otsego, Ottawa, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Schoolcraft, St. Clair, Tuscola, Van Buren
MINNESOTA: Aitkin, Anoka, Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Carlton, Cass, Clearwater, Cook, Crow Wing, Dakota, Fillmore, Goodhue, Houston, Hubbard, Isanti, Itasca, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Morrison, Norman, Pine, Polk, Red Lake, Rice, Roseau, Sherburne, St. Louis, Todd, Wabasha
MONTANA: Beaverhead, Carbon, Carter, Cascade, Custer, Fergus, Flathead, Gallatin, Glacier, Golden Valley, Granite, Hill, Jefferson, Judith Basin, Lake, Lewis and Clark, Lincoln, Madison, McCone, Meagher, Missoula, Musselshell, Park, Petroleum, Powder River, Powell, Ravalli, Rosebud, Sanders, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Teton, Wheatland, Yellowstone
NORTH DAKOTA: Adams, Billings, Burleigh, Cavalier, Dunn, Golden Valley, Hettinger, McKenzie, Morton, Mountrail, Pembina, Richland, Slope
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Carroll, Coos, Grafton, Hillsborough, Rockingham, Strafford
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Burlington, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Sussex, Warren
NEW MEXICO: Colfax, Los Alamos, McKinley, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Juan, San Miguel, Santa Fe, Sierra, Taos
NEVADA: Elko, Nye, Washoe
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, Nassau, Niagara, Oneida, Ontario, Orange, Oswego, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren
OHIO: Ashtabula, Erie
OREGON: Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Grant, Hood River, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa
PENNSYLVANIA: Crawford, Erie, Monroe
RHODE ISLAND: Kent, Providence, Washington
SOUTH DAKOTA: Custer, Fall River, Harding, Lawrence, Meade, Pennington
UTAH: Daggett, Duchesne, Garfield, Grand, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Uintah, Wasatch
VIRGINIA: Page
VERMONT: Addison, Caledonia, Chittenden, Grand Isle, Orange
WASHINGTON: Adams, Chelan, Clallam, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Franklin, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima
WISCONSIN: Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Brown, Burnett, Columbia, Dane, Door, Douglas, Eau Claire, Florence, Forest, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jackson, Juneau, Kenosha, La Crosse, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Pepin, Polk, Portage, Richland, Sauk, Sheboygan, Trempealeau, Vilas, Washburn, Waushara, Wood
WYOMING: Albany, Big Horn, Carbon, Crook, Fremont, Hot Springs, Johnson, Laramie, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton, Uinta, Washakie, Weston

Kinnikinnick belongs to family of ericaceae plants, its species name is uva-ursi. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Kinnikinnick has dark green foliage and bears purple colored flowers. Kinnikinnick booms in late spring.The plant grows in prostrate form with multiple stems. Kinnikinnick is a moderately growing plant, a mature Kinnikinnick can grow up to 0.5 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Purple
Foliage Color : Dark Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 0.5
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 140
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -33 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : No
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 42400
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Moderate

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Purple
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Porous Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Red
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : 0.5 Known Allelopath : Yes
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Prostrate
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 140
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 5.5 pH (Maximum) : 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1746 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 10912
Precipitation (Minimum) : 45 Precipitation (Maximum) : 45
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 10 Salinity Tolerance : Medium
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -33

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©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, Berkeley, Regional Parks Botanic Garden at Tilden. June 5, 2003.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, CO.
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©G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. Canada, Alberta, Banff National Park, Canal N. of Johnson Lake.
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©G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. Canada, Alberta, Banff National Park, Canal N. of Johnson Lake.
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©G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. Canada, Alberta, Banff National Park, Lake Minnewanka.
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©G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. Canada, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Tekarra Lodge.
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©G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. Canada, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Athabasca River opposite Lake Beaufort.
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©G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. Canada, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Athabasca River opposite Lake Beaufort.
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R.A. Howard. ©Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. United States, CO, Estes Park.
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R.A. Howard. ©Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection.
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R.A. Howard. ©Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. United States, CA, Samoa dunes.
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R.A. Howard. ©Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. United States, CO, Estes Park.
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©Lindsey Koepke. United States, WA, Pierce Co., Mount Rainier National Park, White River. August 9, 2005.
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©Mark W. Skinner. United States, AK, Denali National Park, near North Face Lodge.
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©Mark W. Skinner. United States, AK, Denali National Park, near North Face Lodge.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 693. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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