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Ericaceae
HEATHERS
Heaths; Ericas; Rhododendrons; Heath; Manzanitas; Huckleberries; Laurels; Azaleas; Blueberries

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Rupicola peruviana, Andean Cock-of-the-rock
© Larry Thompson, 2007-2015 · 9
Rupicola peruviana, Andean Cock-of-the-rock
Pieris rapae
Linda Dahlberg 2010 · 9
Pieris rapae
Rhododendron viscosum, Swamp Azalea
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 9
Rhododendron viscosum, Swamp Azalea

Pieris rapae
Copyright Hadel Go 2014 · 9
Pieris rapae
Rupicola peruviana, Andean Cock-of-the-rock
© Larry Thompson, 2007-2015 · 8
Rupicola peruviana, Andean Cock-of-the-rock
Rhododendron prinophyllum, roseum
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 8
Rhododendron prinophyllum, roseum

Pieris rapae, Cabbage White male
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Pieris rapae, Cabbage White male
Pieris rapae, Cabbage White F
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Pieris rapae, Cabbage White F
Vaccinium stamineum, Deerberry
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Vaccinium stamineum, Deerberry

Lyonia ligustrina, var. ligustrina Northern Maleberry
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Lyonia ligustrina, var. ligustrina Northern Maleberry
Calopteryx maculata, Ebony Jewelwing
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Calopteryx maculata, Ebony Jewelwing
Calopteryx maculata, Ebony Jewelwing
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Calopteryx maculata, Ebony Jewelwing

Eubotrys racemosa, Leucothoe racemosa Deciduous Swamp Fetterbush
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Eubotrys racemosa, Leucothoe racemosa Deciduous Swamp Fetterbush
Rupicola peruviana, Andean Cock-of-the-rock
© Larry Thompson, 2007-2015 · 7
Rupicola peruviana, Andean Cock-of-the-rock
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Acrospermaceae  Acrospermum viridulum @ BPI (1)
Alcyoniidae  Rhytisma @ 671840A (1); 671840B (1)
Clavicipitaceae  Aschersonia andropogonis @ BPI (1)
Exobasidiaceae  Exobasidium vaccinii @ BPI (12)

Exobasidium @ BPI (1)
Hysteriaceae  Gloniopsis gerardiana @ 649168A (1); 649168B (1)

Gloniopsis praelonga @ BPI (2)

Hysterium compressum @ BPI (1)
Marasmiaceae  Marasmius @ BPI (1)
Meliphagidae  Acanthorhynchus pamplonensis @ BPI (1)
Patellariaceae  Tryblidiella rufula @ BPI (1)
Phacidiaceae  Phacidium exasperans @ BPI (1)

Phacidium nigrum @ BPI (2)
Polyporaceae  Polyporus vinosus @ BPI (1)
Pucciniastraceae  Pucciniastrum myrtilli @ BPI (1)
Rhytismataceae  Lophodermium melaleucum @ 737503A (1); 737503B (1)
Xylariaceae  Hypoxylon crocopeplum @ BPI (1)
_  Aithalomyces rhododendri @ BPI (1)

Dimerosporiopsis engleriana @ BPI (1)

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Ericaceae

The Ericaceae are mostly shrubs comprising about 125 genera and 3,500 species. The leaves are simple and alternate or sometimes opposite or whorled; stipules are absent. The flowers are bisexual and actinomorphic or sometimes slightly zygomorphic. The perianth is in two whorls, a 4-7 merous calyx of usually connate sepals, and a 4-7 merous corolla of usually connate petals. The androecium has as many, or more commonly, twice as many stamens as corolla lobes or petals. The anthers dehisce by terminal pores and pollen is usually released in tetrads. The gynoecium consists of a single compound pistil of 2-10 carpels, usually a single style, and a superior or inferior ovary with 2-10 locules, each bearing numerous axile ovules. The fruit is a capsule or berry.

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Arbutus menziesii, Pacific madrone. This cut away view reveals the internal arrangement typical of the urceolate flowers of the family. Insects probing into the open end of the corolla contact the appendages on the anthers and this causes the pollen to sift out of the terminal pores onto the body of the visitor. The pistil is clearly visible in the center of the sectioned flower.
Arctostaphylos sp., manzanita.
Cassiope tetragona , white or mountain heather.
Erica sp., heather.
Gaultheria shallon , salal, 1-3 - vic Newport, OR, 2002, 4 - vic Mt. Rainier, WA.
Ka lmiopsis "fragrans," fragrant kalmiopsis, vic. Umpqua, OR, May, 2004.
Ledum groenlandicum , Labrador tea.  Wisconsin, June, 1969.
Phy llodoce empetriformis , pink mountain heath.  1 - vic. Vancouver, BC, 2 - Mt. Rainer, WA.
Rhododendron ferrugineum .
Rhododendron indicum, azalea. This species has somewhat zygomorphic flowers. The terminal anther pores are barely visible in this photo.
Rhododendron sp. The calyx in this genus is commonly very reduced. It is just visible as a yellowish rim at the base of the ovary of the immature fruit at the upper left. The tub ular base and sp reading lobes of the corolla of the open flower are clearly visible, as are the 10 stamens, each with terminal pores releasing white pollen from the orange anthers. The greenish style with its enlarged stigma is also exserted from the corolla.
Rhododendron sp., Corvallis, OR, 2002.
Rhododendron sp., Lyon Arboretum, O'ahu.
Rhododendron sp.
Vaccinium calycinum , 'ohelo, 'ohelo kau la'au, blueberry, Hawai'i, endemic.
Vaccinium corymbosum , blueberry, Corvallis, OR, July 2003.
Vaccinium dentatum , 'ohelo, blueberry, endemic.
Vaccinium ovalifolium , tall blue huckleberry, W of Santiam Pass, OR, 2002.
Vaccinium reticulatum, 'ohelo. The inferior ovaries that are typical of this genus can be seen in this endemic Hawaiian species. The inverted urn-shaped or urceolate flowers illustrated here are common in several genera of the family.

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