[Wildflowers with Five Petals in the Desert Southwest of the United States]

The Heath Family in the Southwestern Deserts and Mountains of the United States




The following is a very short list of heath genera (to be updated later as time permits):

Manzanita and Kinnickinnick: The Genus Arctostaphylos

Princes Pines and Pipsissewas: The Genus Chimaphila

Pinedrops: The Genus Pterospora

Wintergreens and Pyrolas: The Genus Pyrola

Blueberries, Cranberries and Huckleberries: The Genus Vaccinium

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