Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Erica tetralix L. - Cross-leaved Heath
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Erica tetralix
© Robert Northridge
Erica tetralix
© Graham Day
Erica tetralix
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One of the three common heathers of peaty soil in mountains or raised bogs. The flowers are grouped together into a small clump at the top of the shoots.

All names: Erica tetralix L.