Cross-leaved Heath (Erica tetralix)

Cross-leaved Heath is another dwarf shrub, like Ling and Bell Heather, but the foliage is paler and greyer, with the leaves in whorls of four.  The flowers are a pale pink and are held at the top of stems, in compact clusters.  The flowering period is from June to October and this plant is found on the wetter areas, although it can also be found on drier heaths and moors.

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