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IRISH HEATH Erica erigena (Height to 2m) is hairless shrub with leaves arranged in 4s. The flowers are pink, 5-7mm long, and similar to those of Cornish Heath; they are borne in long spikes in spring (Mar-May), not late summer. The plant is very locally common in the W, growing on the drier margins of bogs. It grows nowhere else in our region.
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IRISH HEATH Erica erigena (Height to 2m) is hairless shrub with leaves arranged in 4s. The flowers are pink, 5-7mm long, and similar to those of Cornish Heath; they are borne in long spikes in spring (Mar-May), not late summer. The plant is very locally common in the W, growing on the drier margins of bogs. It grows nowhere else in our region.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: BOB CHAPMAN/NPL
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