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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  lusitanica Rudolphi 
SynonymsErica arborea Brot.
 Erica codonodes Lindl.
 Erica polytrichifolia Salisb.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFrancePortugalSpain
sands and heaths
Description leaves in whorls of 3, obscurely petiolate, linear-lanceolate, margins revolute, glabrous, flowers in panicle, sepals ovate, entire, corolla broadly campanulate
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite, whitish rose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
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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