Encyclopedia > Ericaceae

  Article Content

Ericaceae

Table of contents

Placement

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

Reference

http://biodiversity.uno.edu/delta/angio/www/ericacea.htm
as of 2002-07-07

Text

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

Children



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
1137

... Contents 1137 Centuries: 11th century - 12th century - 13th century Decades: 1080s 1090s 1100s 1110s 1120s - 1130s - 1140s 1150s 1160s 117 ...