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In search of flowers in the Northeast

Heath Family: Ericaceae

This family includes mostly shrubs with evergreen leaves. Flowers are typically bell shaped with flower parts in multiples of five. Flower color is usually white, pink, or red. This is a large family with many subfamilies and members include heath, red bells, blueberries, huckleberries, azalea, rhododendron, wintergreen, and Indian pipe.

 

 

 

 

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