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The anthers of the Ericaceae are sometimes provided with specialized features that can 
aid in identification; however, the naming of these features has been confused in some manuals where they use different names interchangeably. Slender appendages that are 
found on the filament near or at the junction of the anther are here referred to as spurs. Similar appendages that are borne on the anthers are here referred to as awns. These 
names are used regardless of the orientation of the appendages.

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