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Bell heather

Erica cinerea


The flowers are bell-shaped, purple (rarely white), 4–7 millimetres long, produced in mid to late summer. The flowers are dry, similar in texture to the strawflower.


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The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Nice remark, Chun! indeed! it is amazing how so different living forms can look so alike :-)

ChunXingWong 9 years ago

Reminds me of your other spotting :-)

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 9 years ago

Beautiful, Marta!

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

thanks! yes, they were really cute! the marshes in that area of Holland are full of sundew, bell heather and eyebright flowers but all of these are tiny so you have to really get in and get wet a bit (the ground is actually dead grass and it leaks the water through) to see them close :-)

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 9 years ago

very pretty!

The MnMs
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Steenwijkerland, Overijssel, Netherlands

Spotted on Aug 11, 2013
Submitted on Aug 26, 2013

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