Genus: Corema

Corema conradii
Corema conradii (Torr.) Loudon

Broom Crowberry

Photo © Steven Clemants, 1996, taken in Shawangunk Mountains, NY.

By Steven Clemants

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Last Modified 04/08/2013

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Corema D. Don, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 2: 63. 1827. Endammia Raf., New Fl. 3: 49. 1838, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). TYPE: Corema album (L.) D. Don.

Tuckermania Klotzch, Arch. Naturgesch. 7(1): 248. 1841. Oakesia Tuck., Lond. J. Bot. 1: 445. 1842, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). TYPE: Tuckermannia conradii (Torr.) Klotzch (=Corema conradii (Torr.) Torr. ex Loud.).

Key to the species of Corema

List of Corema Species

References to Corema

  • Brown, S. 1913. Corema conradii. Bartonia 6: 1-7.
  • Dunwiddie, P. W. 1990. Rare plants on coastal heathlands: Observations on Corema conradii(Empetraceae) and Helianthemum dumosum (Cistaceae). Rhodora 92(869): 22-6.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1911. A botanical expedition to Newfoundland and southern Labrador. Rhodora 13: 109-62.
  • Gray, A. 1846. Chloris Boreali Americana. Vol. Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts and Sciences. American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia.
  • Hessl, A.; Spackman, S. 1995. Effects of fire on threatened and endangered plants: an annotated bibliography. US Dept. Interior, National Biological Service, Washington, DC.. , 55 pages. (Information and Technology Report 2)
  • Martine, C. T.; Lubertazzi, D.; DuBrul, A. 2005. The biology of Corema conradii: natural history, reproduction, and observations of a post-fire seedling recruitment. Northeastern Naturalist 12: 267-286.
  • McEwen, M. C. 1894. The comparative anatomy of Corema alba and Corema conradii. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 21: 277-85.
  • Redfield, J. H. 1884. Corema conradii and its localitites. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 11: 97-101.
  • Redfield, J. H. 1869. Search for Corema conradii in Monmouth County, N.J. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 21: 91-2.
  • Redfield, J. H. 1889. Notes on Corema conradii. (Monmouth Co.). Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 41: 135-6.
  • Stone, W. 1912. The Plants of Southern New Jersey.. Annual Rep. New Jersey State Mus. 1910: 25-828, pl. 1-124. (Reprinted 1973 by Quarterman Publications, Boston. ISBN 0-88000-009-0)
  • Torrey, J. 1843. A Flora of the State of New York. Carroll & Cook, Albany. , 572 pages.
  • Wherry, Edgar T. 1920. Observations on the soil acidity of Ericaceae and associated plants in the Middle Atlantic states. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 72: 84-111.