Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton

Large cranberry

source: Sten Porse (2007) publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)
source: Sten Porse (2007) publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)


GrinTax Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton
The Plant list Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton
English name Large cranberry

Crop relationship
Cranberry same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized in 19th century
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence rare
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:

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    lower map:

    Europe naturalized in UK, Netherlands and Germany
    Asia -
    Africa -
    North-America originally from E-North-America
    South-America -
    Australia -
    source:, 2015
    source:, 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.


    Optimistic scenario

    Distribution data GBIF, January 2018.
    Distribution data GBIF, January 2018.

    Pessimistic scenario


    Additional information