OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Erica tetralix   FAMILY Ericaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erica tetralix   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-17-001:
Erica tetralix   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Crossleaf Heath


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Erica tetralix   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erica tetralix   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-17-001:
Erica tetralix   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

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2633

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Habitat: Sandy thickets, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Whorled

FLOWER:
Summer
Light pink/White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-5 sepals
4-5 lobed campanulate corolla
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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