Corema

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Corema' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/corema/). Accessed 2021-09-28.

Family

  • Empetraceae

Glossary

inflorescence
Flower-bearing part of a plant; arrangement of flowers on the floral axis.
unisexual
Having only male or female organs in a flower.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Corema' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/corema/). Accessed 2021-09-28.

Two small, evergreen, heath-like shrubs, one native of S.W. Europe, the other of eastern N. America. They have short, slender leaves mostly in whorls of three, and flowers in terminal clusters, usually but not always unisexual, with the sexes on separate plants. Their only ally in gardens is the crowberry (Empetrum) from which the coremas are distinguished by the terminal inflorescence and three-seeded berries. Propagation and cultivation the same as for heaths.