Ericaceae

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Noun1.Ericaceae - heathersEricaceae - heathers        
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Ericales, order Ericales - Ericaceae; Clethraceae; Diapensiaceae; Epacridaceae; Lennoaceae; Pyrolaceae; Monotropaceae
heath - a low evergreen shrub of the family Ericaceae; has small bell-shaped pink or purple flowers
genus Erica - large genus of low much-branched woody evergreens ranging from prostrate subshrubs to trees: true heaths
genus Andromeda - low-growing shrubs of northern regions of northern hemisphere
genus Arbutus - large evergreen shrubs and trees of southern Europe and western North America: strawberry tree; madrona
Arctostaphylos, genus Arctostaphylos - bearberry; manzanita
Bruckenthalia, genus Bruckenthalia - a genus containing only one species: spike heath
genus Bryanthus - a genus allied to and once included in genus Phyllodoce
Calluna, genus Calluna - one species
Cassiope, genus Cassiope - low tufted evergreen shrubs of colder parts of north temperate regions having moss-like foliage and nodding white or pink flowers
Chamaedaphne, genus Chamaedaphne - one species: leatherleaf
Daboecia, genus Daboecia - a dicotyledonous genus of the family Ericaceae
Epigaea, genus Epigaea - small creeping evergreen shrubs: trailing arbutus
Gaultheria, genus Gaultheria - widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs
Gaylussacia, genus Gaylussacia - deciduous or evergreen shrubs of North America: black huckleberries
genus Kalmia - erect evergreen shrubs: mountain laurel
genus Ledum, Ledum - evergreen shrubs of north temperate regions
genus Leiophyllum, Leiophyllum - one species: sand myrtle
genus Leucothoe - American and Asiatic deciduous and evergreen shrubs
genus Loiseleuria, Loiseleuria - one species: alpine azalea
genus Lyonia, Lyonia - evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees of United States to Antilles and eastern Asia to the Himalaya
genus Menziesia, Menziesia - deciduous shrubs of North America and eastern Asia
genus Phyllodoce, Phyllodoce - small genus of evergreen Arctic and alpine shrubs
genus Pieris, Pieris - decorative evergreen shrubs of woody vines
genus Rhododendron - large genus of evergreen shrubs native to cooler regions of the northern hemisphere having showy flowers
genus Vaccinium, Vaccinium - evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries