Botanical name

Erica filiformis

Family

Ericaceae

Status

Vulnerable

Erica filiformis
Erica filiformis
Erica filiformis
Erica filiformis
Erica filiformis
Erica filiformis

Description

Erect, compact to diffuse shrublet up to 30cm. Flowers are small, urn- to bell-shaped, sticky, pink to purplish, in clusters at end of branches; exserted anthers.

Latin: filiformis = slender and threadlike; referring to the wiry branches.

Habitat

Clay flats and slopes

Flower Date

November to April