Hudsonia

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Hudsonia
Hudsonia tomentosa, Pancake Bay PP.jpg
Hudsonia tomentosa, Pancake Bay, Ontario
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Cistaceae
Genus: Hudsonia
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Hudsonia (goldenheather, poverty grass) is a small genus of three species of flowering plants in the family Cistaceae, native to North America. They are typical of sand dune habitats.

They are evergreen subshrubs growing to 20 cm tall.

Species
Scientific name English name
Hudsonia ericoides Pine barren goldenheather[1]
Hudsonia montana (syn. H. ericoides subsp. montana) Mountain goldenheather
Hudsonia tomentosa Woolly beachheather

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