Definition of ericaceousCategorized under "General"
Definition as written by Floridian:
This refers to plants, such as heather, pieris, rhododendron, camellia and vaccinium, which all like acid soil.
These plants are also known as lime-hating or calcifuge
Definition as written by Monocromatico:
This therm is also used in refference to some rock or alpine herbs and shrubs from any family, characterized by compressed, candellabra-like branches and opposite or spiraled, short and narrow leaves, sometimes concentrated on the top of the branches.
As an example, Lychnophora passerina, a brazilian alpine shrub of the family Asteraceae.
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