Publication: U.S. Expl. Exped. 17: 377. 1874.
selected vouchers: WTU
Notes: FNA8: "Vaccinium membranaceum is, by far, the most widely commercially utilized western huckleberry for fruit and is harvested extensively from the wild. This species served as an especially important source of food for native peoples throughout western North America, and the dried berries were used for winter food and trade.'