. Trees and shrubs : an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum : containing the hardy trees and schrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described : with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species. Trees; Shrubs; Forests and forestry. XLIII. i?RICA^CEjE : CLE^THRA. 581 leaves very hairy. Leaves cordate-ovate, quite entire. Corollas cylin- drical. Flowers white, tinged with red, very fragrant. (Don's Mill.) A creeping evergreen shrub. Nova Scotia to Carolina, on shady rocks and in stony woods, on the sides of hills, an

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. Trees and shrubs : an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum : containing the hardy trees and schrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described : with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species. Trees; Shrubs; Forests and forestry. XLIII. i?RICA^CEjE : CLE^THRA. 581 leaves very hairy. Leaves cordate-ovate, quite entire. Corollas cylin- drical. Flowers white, tinged with red, very fragrant. (Don's Mill.) A creeping evergreen shrub. Nova Scotia to Carolina, on shady rocks and in stony woods, on the sides of hills, and at the roots of pines. Height 6 in. Introduced in 1736. Flowers white, tinged with red, very fragrant; Alay to July. Vm-ietj/. t. E. r. 2 rubirunda Swt. Fl. Brit. 2d ser t. 384. has brilliant pink flowers. Raised from seed, 1836. Succeeds in peat soil, kept rather moist, and protected with a frame or hand-glass, or with snow, during very severe frosts. Genus XIX. PHALEROCA'RPUS G.Z)on. Tnte Phalerocarpus. Lin. Syst. Octkn- dria Monogynia. Identi/kation. Don's Mill., 3. p. 341. Synonymes. raccfnium Lin. ; Gaulth^rta Pursh ; Oxyc6ccus Nutt. ; ^'rbutus Lam. Derivation. From phaleroSj white, and karpos, a fruit; in reference to the colour of the berriea. Gen. Char. Calyx 4-cleft, bibracteate at the base. Corolla short, campanulate, 4-cleft. Stamens 8 ; filaments hairy ?. Hypogynous dkk 8-toothed. An- thers semibifid. (Doti's Mill.) Leaves simple,alternate, exstipulate, evergreen; small, roundish-oval,acute. Flowers axillary, solitary, nearly sessile, white.—A shrub, creeping, ever- green, of diminutive size, with hispid branches and the habit of wild thyme. •, 1. P. SERPYLLiFoYius G. Don. The Wild-Thyme-leaved Phalerocarpus. Identification. Don's Mill., 3. p. 841. Synonymes. Faccinium hispidulum Lin. Sp. 500. ; Gaulthfiria serpyllifblia Pursh Sept. 1. p. 283. t. 13.; ^'rbutus fiUfdrmis Lam. Did. 1. p. 228.: Oxycoccus hispldiUus Pers. Engravings. Michx. Fl. Bor. Amer., 1. t. 2

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