Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Erica brevifolia

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 Erica brevifolia   Erica brevifolia


Moist sandy soil/high seepage



Flowering time

September to November


Short squat leaves, dark green in colour, distinguish this species and give it its name. The small erect shrub has pale pink to rosy red flowers, with sharp-pointed shiny, sticky sepals paler in colour. The corolla is cup- to urnshaped with spreading lobes.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26