Family Ericaceae

Ericaceae, the heath family or the heather family is a plant family, comprising mostly calcifuge plants that thrive in acidic soils.

Genera in the family Ericaceae of plants

Arbutus - Arbutus is a genus of at least 14 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, native to warm temperate regions of the Mediterranean, western Europe, and North America.


Arctostaphylos - Arctostaphylos is a genus of plants comprised by the manzanitas and bearberries.




Gaultheria - Gaultheria is a genus of about 170-180 species of shrubs in the family Ericaceae.

Ledum - Ledum is a genus name formerly widely recognised in the family Ericaceae, including 8 species of evergreen shrubs native to cool temperate and subarctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and commonly known as Labrador Tea.


Lyonia - Lyonia is a genus name in biology:


Macleania - Macleania is a genus of plant in family Ericaceae.


Philippia - Species include:


Rhododendron - Rhododendron is a genus characterized by shrubs and small to large trees, the smallest species growing to 10100 centimetres tall, and the largest, R.


Vaccinium - Vaccinium is a genus of shrubs or dwarf shrubs in the plant Family Ericaceae.