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Common name

English: Common Heather

German: Besenheide

Portuguese: Torga-ordinária

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Ericales (37)

        Family: Ericaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Calluna (1)

            Epithet: vulgaris (L.) Hull (14)

vulgaris => common, everyday

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Calluna vulgaris at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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