Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
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Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
Read more about Crossleaf Heath at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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Habitat: Sandy thickets, per Weakley's Flora
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4-5 lobed campanulate corolla
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast p113
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p134