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
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Coexisten formaciones arbustivas de Juniperus y Ericaceae, junto a formaciones de caracter mas mediterraneo con Tamarix, Rosaceae y en menor medida Cistaceae.
Kyde of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and Larry Englander of the University of Rhode Island have tested more than 50 members of the Ericaceae family, which includes some small berries as well as rhododendrons and azaleas.
Pieris belong to the Ericaceae family, which also has plants such as heathers and rhododendrons belonging to the same family.
8 THE ericaceae family includes heathers, rhododendrons and azaleas, and all require moist, but well-drained, acid or peaty soil.
ERICACEAE: Lyonia ligustrina (L), Rhododendron oblongifolium, Vaccinium fuscatum.
Discomycete fungi are the most common symbiotic partners of members of the heath family (Ericaceae).
On May 26, the FWS listed the lone buckwheat, a perennial herb in the family Polygonaceae, as endangered and the Ione manzanita, an evergreen shrub in the heath family (Ericaceae), as threatened.
To the eastern (inland) side of the study area, the vegetation is predominantly blue oak (Quercus douglassii) woodland; toward the west, coastal mixed evergreen forest with live oak (Quercus agrifolia), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii, Pinaceae), madrone (Arbutus menziesii, Ericaceae), bay laurel, and other species (Sawyer and Keeler-Wolf 1995).
Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Alpine Garden Society lecture, Ericaceae: A Family Affair, by Mr Peter Cunnington, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 7.30pm.
Other families of plants that contain pigmented fruits are Ericaceae that include blueberry and cranberry, Saxifragaceae which include black and red currants and the Caprifoliceae for elderberry.
Pacific madrone is a member of the Ericaceae or Heath Family.