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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Calluna  vulgaris (L.) Hull 
SynonymsErica vulgaris L. (basionym)
 Calluna atlantica Seem.
 Ericoides vulgaris (L.) Merino
Territory
thickets and heaths
Description leaves oblong-lanceolate and ovate-lanceolate, 2-4mm, at base auriculate-amplexicaule, glabrous, abaxially carinate, sepals petaloid, longer than corolla, 3-4mm long
Size15-60cm
Colorpink
Bloomautumn
Ca-
Typelax shrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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