New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Epigaea

Epigaea repens L Epigaea repens

By Steven Clemants

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/01/2013

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Nomenclature

Epigaea L., Sp. Pl. 1: 395. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 186. 1754. TYPE: Epigaea repens L.

List of Epigaea Species

References to Epigaea

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  • Andrews, M. F. 1927. The embryo-sac and pollen of Epigaea repens. Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 44: 264-6.
  • Anonymous 1870. Epigaea repens. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 1: 7.
  • Arland, F. L. 1945. Growing the trailing arbutus. J. New York Bot. Gard. 46: 102-9.
  • Barrows, F. L. 1941. Propagation of Epigaea repens L. II. The endophytic fungus. Contr. Boyce Thompson Inst. Pl. Res. 11: 431-40.
  • Barrows, F. L. 1941. Seed production in trailing arbutus. Wild Flower (no pages given)
  • Barrows, F. L. 1936. Propagation of Epigaea repens L. I. Cuttings and seeds. Contr. Boyce Thompson Inst. Pl. Res. 8: 81-97.
  • Bastin, E. S. 1895. Structure of Epigaea repens. Amer. J. Pharm. 67: 231-6.
  • Bell, H. P.; Burchill, J. 1955. Winter resting stages of certain Ericaceae. Canad. J. Bot. 33: 547-61.
  • Blum, B. M.; Krochmal, A. 1992. Epigaea repens L. In: Seeds of Woody Plants in North America. revised and enlarged ed. Dioscorides Press, Portland, OR. , 407 pages.
  • Burnham, S. H. 1904. Notes on Epigaea repens L. Torreya 4: 25.
  • Clay, K. 1983. Myrmecochory in the trailing arbutus (Epigaea repens L.). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 110: 166-9.
  • Clay, K.; Ellstrand, N. C. 1981. Stylar polymorphism in Epigaea repens, a dioecious species. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 108: 305-10.
  • Councilman, W. T. 1923. The root system of Epigaea repens and its relation to the fungi of the humus. Proc. Nat. Acad. U.S.A. 9: 279-85.
  • Coville, F. V. 1911. The use of acid soil for raising seedlings of the mayflower, Epigaea repens. Science , n.s. 33 : 711-2.
  • Coville, F. V. 1915. The cultivation of the mayflower. Natl. Geogr. Mag. 27: 518-9.
  • Cox, H. T. 1948. Studies in the comparative anatomy of the Ericales. II. Ericaceae - subfamily Arbutoideae. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 40: 493-516.
  • Edwards, S. T. 1817. Epigaea repens. Bot. Reg. 3: pl. 201.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1939. New species, varieties and transfers. Rhodora 41: 423-61.
  • Fisher, C. J. 1873. New localities. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 4: 23.
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  • Halsted, B. D. 1891. Notes upon Epigaea repens. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 18: 249-50.
  • Hollick, C. A. 1879. Epigaea repens. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 6: 297.
  • Holm, T. 1913. Medicinal plants of North America. 73. Epigaea repens L. Merck Rep. 22: 144-6.
  • Langdon, F. E. 1894. A study of Epigaea repens. Asa Gray Bull. 2: 1-3.
  • Leggett, W. H. 1870. Epigaea repens. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 1: 3.
  • Lems, K. 1964. Evolutionary studies in the Ericaceae. II. Leaf anatomy as a phylogenetic index in the Andromedeae. Bot. Gaz. 125(3): 178-86.
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  • Meehan, T. 1868. Variations in Epigaea repens. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 20: 153-6.
  • Palser, B. F. 1952. Studies of floral morphology in the Ericales. II. Megasporogenesis and megagametophyte development in the Andromedeae. Bot. Gaz. 114(1): 33-52.
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  • Stevens, N. E. 1911. Dioecism in the trailing arbutus, with notes on the morphology of the seed. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 38: 531-43.
  • Ward, L. F. 1880. Sexual differentiation in Epigaea repens. Amer. Naturalist 14: 198-200.
  • Weed, C. M. 1894. The guests of the mayflower. Popular Sci. Monthly 45: 17-23.
  • Wherry, Edgar T. 1920. Soil tests of Ericaceae and other reaction-sensitive families in northern Vermont and New Hampshire. Rhodora 22: 33-49.
  • 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.
  • Wilson, K. E. 1890. Double flowers of the Epigaea repens. Bot. Gaz. 15: 19-20.
  • Wilson, W. P. 1893. Observations on Epigaea repens L. Contr. Bot. Lab. Morris Abor. Univ. Pennsylvania 1: 56-63.
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