genus Cassiope

noun
low tufted evergreen shrubs of colder parts of north temperate regions having moss-like foliage and nodding white or pink flowers
Syn: ↑Cassiope
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family
Member Meronyms: ↑white heather, ↑Cassiope mertensiana

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  • Cassiope — Taxobox name = Cassiope image width = 300px image caption = Cassiope tetragona regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Cassiope genus authority = D.Don subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Cassiope — noun low tufted evergreen shrubs of colder parts of north temperate regions having moss like foliage and nodding white or pink flowers • Syn: ↑genus Cassiope • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cassiope mertensiana — Taxobox | name = Cassiope mertensiana image width = 260px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Cassiope species = C. mertensiana binomial = Cassiope mertensiana binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Cassiope tetragona — Taxobox | name = Cassiope tetragona image width = 260px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Cassiope species = C. tetragona binomial = Cassiope tetragona binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • Cassiope lycopodioides — ID 15844 Symbol Key CALY4 Common Name clubmoss mountain heather Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, WA Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cassiope mertensiana — noun heath of mountains of western United States having bell shaped white flowers • Syn: ↑white heather • Hypernyms: ↑heath • Member Holonyms: ↑Cassiope, ↑genus Cassiope …   Useful english dictionary

  • cassiope — /keuh suy euh pee /, n. 1. (sometimes cap.) any evergreen shrub belonging to the genus Cassiope, of the heath family, having nodding white or pinkish solitary flowers and scalelike or needlelike leaves. 2. (cap.) Cassiopeia. [ < NL, L < Gk… …   Universalium

  • Cassiope tetragona — ID 15851 Symbol Key CATE11 Common Name white arctic mountain heather Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, MT, WA Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cassiope — ID 15843 Symbol Key CASSI3 Common Name mountain heather Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CA, ID, MT, OR, WA Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cassiope lycopodioides var. cristapilosa — ID 15845 Symbol Key CALYC6 Common Name clubmoss mountain heather Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, WA Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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