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 Erica placentiflora   Erica placentiflora
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Dry sandy flats and slopes



Flowering time

July to November


Often confused with the pink form of E imbricata. E placentiflora tends to be taller, the flowers more purple than pink and the branches slightly more lax. It emits a strong smell of honey. The corolla is hidden within the calyx.




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