Your help is appreciated. We depend on donations to help keep this site free and up to date for you. Can you please help us?


Native Plant Trust: Go Botany Discover thousands of New England plants


See list of 2 genera in this family
  • 1a. Leaves alternate; thorns commonly present; flowers with 4 stamens; plants synoecious or polygamous (i.e., some of the flowers staminate, the others bisexual)
  • 1b. Leaves opposite; thorns absent; staminate flowers with 8 stamens; plants dioecious

 Show photos of:   Each photo represents one genus in this family.