Flowering plants that, excepting Tamarisk, Corse, and Dwarf Mistletoe, are creeping, mat-forming. Dry fruit capsules, pods, or berries often present.
V DOWNY HUDSONIA* Hudsonia ericoides p. 28
Sands and poor soils near the coast; Newfoundland and Prince Edward I. to New Jersey and Delaware.
* WOOLLY HUDSONIA, Hudsonia tomentosa p. 28
Sands, ( specially along coast and Great Lakes; Prince Edward L, s. Labrador, and n. Alberta to V Carolina, n, Indiana, Illinois, and Saskatchewan,
4* TAMARISK, Tamarix gftllica (not illus.) p. 28
V HEATHER, Calluna vulgaris p. 28
European; established on sandy or acid soils; local, Newfoundland and Michigan to New Jersey and W. Virginia.
V CASS I OPE, Cassiope hypnoides p. 29
Tundras and mountaintops; from the Far North to Maine, New Hampshire and New York.
V CROSSLEAF HEATH, Erica tetralix (not illus.) p. 29
V CORNISH HEATH, E, vagans (not illus.) p. 29 * SCOTCH HEATH, E. cinerea (not illus.) p, 29
V BROOM-CROWBERRY, Corema conradii p. 29
Sandy arid rocky places near coast; Newfoundland to New Jersey.
V BLACK CROWBERRY, Empetrum nigrum p. 29
Acid and sandy soils; Arctic to n. New England, n. Michigan, n. Minnesota, s, Alberta, and n. California and on e. Long Island.
V PURPLE CROWBERRY p. 30
E. atropurpureum (not illus.)
V ROCK CROWBERRY, E. eamesii (not illus.) p. 30
V DWARF MISTLETOE p. 30 Arceuthobium pusiltum (not illus.)
Parasitic mostly on Spruce, but also on Larch and White Fine bra riches; Newfoundland, Ontario, and Minnesota to n. New Jersey, n. Pennsylvania, and Michigan,
V MOUNTAIN-HEATH, Phyllodoce caerulea p, 30
Tundras and hogs; south to Newfoundland, Quebec, Maine, and New Hampshire,
V CORSE, Ulex europacus p. 30
European; sandy areas; escape from sc. Massachusetts to Virginia and Wt Virginia and on the West Coast.
Fruits dry 1 -pa rted capsules
Need/es wJiife-haîry spreading,
Fruit* dry 1-pa rted capsules
Older bark flaking
Fruits dry 4-pa rted capsules
Needles green sharp, blunt,
Fruits dry 4- to 5-pa rted capsules
Leafy twigs 4-sided fernlike mosslike
Older bark smooth
BROOM-CROWBERRY BLACK CROWBERRY
Leaf twigs mostly round in cross section
Older bark flaking
Fruits juicy 6- to 9-seeded berries
Fruits dry 5-pa rted capsules
Needles green flat, thorny,
Leafy twigs not 4 sided
Older bark flaking ridged
Fruits short pods
Fruits dryish 3- to 5-seeded berries
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