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Ericaceae

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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.

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