Monographs Details: Phyllodoce
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Description:Genus Description - Fls mostly 5-merous; cal deeply lobed, persistent; cor ovoid and constricted at the throat to campanulate, shallowly to deeply lobed; stamens twice as many as the cor-lobes; anthers narrowly oblong, shortly 2-lobed above, each lobe with a terminal pore; ovary mostly 5-locular; style stout, about equaling the stamens; stigma capitate; capsule septicidal; low or depressed shrubs with small evergreen lvs and one to few fls on erect pedicels from the axils of the upper lvs, forming a small umbelliform cluster. 7, N. Temp. and Arctic.