The Trailing Arbutus (Epigaea repens) is a spreading shrub in Ericaceae family of heaths.

Trailing Arbutus

The Trailing Arbutus (Epigaea repens) is a spreading shrub in Ericaceae family of heaths.

"Sulphurators are instruments for distributing flowers of sulphur, for the purpose of destroying mildew. In the case of greenhouse plants, such as heaths, simply dusting with sulphur through a muslin bag or dredger is sufficient." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Epps's Sulphurator

"Sulphurators are instruments for distributing flowers of sulphur, for the purpose of destroying mildew.…

"Diagram of the flower of Heath (Erica), have four sepals, four divisions of the corolla, eight stamens in two rows, and four divisions of the pistil. The flower is tetramerous, complete, symmetrical, and regular." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Heath

"Diagram of the flower of Heath (Erica), have four sepals, four divisions of the corolla, eight stamens…

"Erica cinerea. The English form of a name given in most Teutonic dialects to the common ling or heather, but now applied to all species of Erica, an extensive genus of monopetalous plants, belonging to the order Ericaceae. The heaths are evergreen shrubs, with small narrow leaves, in whorls usually set rather thickly on the shoots; the persistent flowers have 4 sepals, and a 4-cleft campanulate or tubular corolla, in many species more or less ventricose or inflated." — Encyclopediia Britannica, 1893

Heath

"Erica cinerea. The English form of a name given in most Teutonic dialects to the common ling or heather,…

"Calluna Vulgaris. The English form of a name given in most Teutonic dialects to the common ling or heather, but now applied to all species of Erica, an extensive genus of monopetalous plants, belonging to the order Ericaceae. The heaths are evergreen shrubs, with small narrow leaves, in whorls usually set rather thickly on the shoots; the persistent flowers have 4 sepals, and a 4-cleft campanulate or tubular corolla, in many species more or less ventricose or inflated." — Encyclopediia Britannica, 1893

Heath

"Calluna Vulgaris. The English form of a name given in most Teutonic dialects to the common ling or…

Typical forms of corolla. 10, Urceolate (heath).

Heath

Typical forms of corolla. 10, Urceolate (heath).

"They are accordingly found on the mountainour parts of Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumberland, and Westmoreland; over the whole of the Lammermuir range, the upper part of Lanarkshire, and generally over the Highlands of Scotland. Both male and female of this breed have horns, which in the former are very large and spirally twisted. The face and legs are black or specked with black, with an occasional tendency to this color on the fleece; but there is nothing of the brown or russet color which distinguishes the down breeds." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Black-Faced Heath

"They are accordingly found on the mountainour parts of Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumberland, and Westmoreland;…

The Bell Heather (Erica cinerea) is a plant in the Ericaceae family of heaths.

Bell Heather

The Bell Heather (Erica cinerea) is a plant in the Ericaceae family of heaths.

The magnified flower of the Bell Heather (Erica cinerea) is a plant in the Ericaceae family of heaths.

Bell Heather

The magnified flower of the Bell Heather (Erica cinerea) is a plant in the Ericaceae family of heaths.

Prairie hens feed on grasshoppers, wheat, corn, seeds, and the buds of trees. They are also known as the pinnated grouse and the heath-hen.

Prairie Hens

Prairie hens feed on grasshoppers, wheat, corn, seeds, and the buds of trees. They are also known as…

"The fruit of various species of Vaccinium and Gaylussacia, genera which belong to the heath family and are sometimes considered as forming a family" — Beach, 1909

Huckleberry

"The fruit of various species of Vaccinium and Gaylussacia, genera which belong to the heath family…

"The Emperor Moth, the general color greyish, with white hairs and purple tinges; wings with a hinder white band. Two white-purplish and dark-brown transverse stripes and an ocellus on each wing. Expansion of wings in the female occasionally three inches, but in the male only two and a half. The caterpillar feeds on the common ling or heath, on the black-thorn, the bramble, etc."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Emperor Moth

"The Emperor Moth, the general color greyish, with white hairs and purple tinges; wings with a hinder…

"Sulphurators are instruments for distributing flowers of sulphur, for the purpose of destroying mildew. In the case of greenhouse plants, such as heaths, simply dusting with sulphur through a muslin bag or dredger is sufficient." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Sulphurator

"Sulphurators are instruments for distributing flowers of sulphur, for the purpose of destroying mildew.…