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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Empetraceae, Crowberry family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Florida Rosemary, Sandhill Rosemary, Sand Heath

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Ceratiola ericoides   FAMILY: Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ceratiola ericoides   FAMILY: Empetraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ceratiola ericoides 144-01-001   FAMILY: Empetraceae


Habitat: Xeric sandhills, usually in white "sugar sand", also in maritime dunes


Native to South Carolina & Georgia


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