Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull
  • Brit. Fl.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 04 Jun 2020'

General Information

Shrubs 15-60(-100) cm. Leaves widely spaced on leading shoots, closely spaced and imbricate on later shoots; blade oblong-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 2.5-3.5 × 0.5-0.7 mm, base auriculate-clasping, surfaces glabrous, keeled abaxially, concave adaxially. Pedicels: bracteoles 6-8 (4 distalmost simulating sepals). Flowers: sepals exceeding corolla, pinkish purple to white, petaloid, 3-4 mm; corolla pinkish purple to white, lobes 2(-3) mm; filaments glabrous; anthers 1 mm. Capsules 1-2 mm, hairy. Seeds 0.5-0.7 × 0.2-0.3 mm. 2n = 16.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora of North America @
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    "Ascending shrub to 1 m; lvs lance-oblong; 2–4 mm, sessile, the larger auriculate; cal 3–4 mm; 2n=16. Widespread in Europe; naturalized in sandy places along the coast from Nf. to N.J. and rarely inland. July–Sept."

  • Provided by: [B].New York Botanical Garden
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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