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Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta -- angiosperms, flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida -- dicotyledons
Order Ericales
Family Ericaceae

Ericaceae or ericaceous plants are lime-hating or calcifuge[?] plants that thrive in acid soils.

Synonyms and common names

Heather family


as of 2002-07-07


Ericaceae includes cranberry, blueberry, heath, heather[?], huckleberry, azalea and rhododendron.


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