A common European heather with relatively large purplish-red flowers.
- Erica cinerea, family Ericaceae
- As I gently climbed, the moors were lovely, the occasional colour of flowering bell heather, the promise next month of glorious purple.
- Crossed-leaved heath is a close relation of bell heather but is only found in the wetter areas of a heath.
- The leaves of bell heather are rolled and arranged in groups of threes along its stems.
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