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Heath

Latin: Ericaceae

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White Mountain Heather (assiope mertensiana)Cassiope mertensiana
Common Names white mountain heather
Family Heath
Flower Color White
Plant Type Shrub
Short Description small, white, bell-like flowers
Native Yes
Weed No
Prince's-Pine (Chimaphila umbellata)
Chimaphila umbellata
Common Names Prince's-Pine
Family Heath
Flower Color Pink, rose
Plant Type Shrub
Short Description Very short shrubby perenial.
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
alpine laurel, swamp laurel (Kalmia microphylla)
Kalmia microphylla
Common Names alpine laurel, swamp laurel
Family Heath
Flower Color Pink, purple
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
Weed No
labrador tea(Ledum groenlandicum)
Ledum groenlandicum
Common Names labrador tea
Family Heath
Flower Color White
Plant Type Shrub
Location McCall and many locations
Native Yes
Weed No
pink heather(Phyllodoce breweri)Phyllodoce breweri
Common Names pink heather
Family Heath
Flower Color Pink
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
Weed No
Red Heather (Phyllodoce empetriformis)Phyllodoce empetriformis
Common Names red heather
Family Heath
Flower Color Pink, purple
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
Weed No
Pyrola chlorantha
Common Names green pyrola
Family Heath
Flower Color Green-white
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
Pyrola secunda
Common Names sidebells pyrola
Family Heath
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Short Description 9-12" tall.
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
Pyrola sp
Common Names lesser pyrola
Family Heath
Flower Color Pink, rose
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
grouse whortleberry, red huckleberry (Vaccinium scoparium)
Vaccinium scoparium
Common Names grouse whortleberry, red huckleberry
Family Heath
Flower Color Red
Plant Type Shrub
Short Description Leaves: Very small shrub
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
huckleberry (Vaccinium sp)
Vaccinium sp
Common Names huckleberry
Family Heath
Flower Color Blue
Plant Type Shrub
Location McCall
Native Yes, Yes
Weed No

For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

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