- Interactions between mediterranean shrub species eight years after experimental fire. Marcos, Elena; Tárrega, Reyes; Luis-Calabuig, Estanislao // Plant Ecology;Jan2004, Vol. 170 Issue 2, p235
This paper is part of a wider study in which different combinations of species were assayed for the revegetation of experimentally burnt heathlands. In this particular case, we determined whether there was any interaction between the dominant species, Erica australis, which recovered by...
- Gaultheria is a West Coast wonder. Wott, John A. // NMPRO - Nursery Management & Production;Dec2003, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p12
Provides information on the evergreen shrub Gaultheria. Number of species contained by the genus; Description of the general physical attributes of the species of the genus Gaultheria; Environmental habitation of Gaultheria mucronata.
- How to Grow: GAULTHERIA. Pizano, Marta // FloraCulture International;May/Jun2006, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p18
The article offers tips on growing Gaultheria shallon, a plant with deep green foliage belonging to the Ericaceae family. According to the article, the plant's rhizomes and suckers can be used for propagation. However, growers prefer to buy plugs since growing Gaultheria through propagation can...
- Calling All BrontÃ« Fans. Willis, Mary-Sherman // Garden Design;Aug/Sep98, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p49
The article features the Erica ciliaris Corfe Castle, commonly known as Callunas. The low-growing evergreen shrubs grow in the moors and mountains in Europe and Africa, with purple, pink, silver, gold, and green colors. It was first identified by a passerby growing by a road near the town of...
- Rhododendron chamahensis (Ericaceae), a new species from Peninsular Malaysia. Rafidah, A. R. // Blumea;2012, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p114
Rhododendron chamahensis Rafidah, sp. nov., an epiphytic shrub from Gunung Chamah, Kelantan, Malaysia, is described and illustrated.
- Rules of crown development in the clonal shrub Vaccinium hirtum in a low-light understory: a quantitative analysis of architecture. Takeda, Hiroshi; Kawamura, Koji // Canadian Journal of Botany;Mar2004, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p329
The rules of crown development in the clonal shrub Vaccinium hirtum Thunb. in a low-light understory were identified by architectural analysis, and the structure and dynamics of current-year shoots were quantified. Development started from an initial orthotropic axis, which forked into...
- Rhododendron periclymenoides. Altman, Ellie // American Nurseryman;11/1/2005, Vol. 202 Issue 9, p70
Describes the horticultural value of Rhododendron periclymenoides, a deciduous shrub that grows throughout most of the U.S. East Coast. Ornamental characteristics; Landscape use; Mature height and spread; Growth and branching habit.
- SOURWOOD, SORREL-TREE. Foster, Steven; Duke, James A. // Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants & Herbs of Eastern & Ce;2000, p321
This article presents an encyclopedia entry for the medicinal plant Oxydendrum arboreum, commonly known as sourwood or sorrel-tree, from the heath family. This deciduous tree can grow up to 80 feet. Its leaves are finely toothed, wide and lance-shaped. Its flowers are white urns, resembling...
- The effect of moisture and temperature on establishment of Erica. Blanusa, Tijana; Lu, Tlanjie // Plantsman: New Series;Jun2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p122
The article analyzes whether drought or temperature is responsible for the failure of some types of Erica. It also investigates whether the susceptibility of species to soil moisture deficits is linked with poorer root growth. Erica is a genus of over 700 species in the Ericaceae mainly found on...