Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Erica brevifolia
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Habitat Moist sandy soil/high seepage
Flowering time September to November
Description 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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