Heather heaven

What a wonderful time of year it is when the hills and heathlands blush. The heather is in full bloom now, and #wildflowerhour members have been merrily sharing pictures of those delicate little bells that cover the land and turn it a gorgeous purple-pink.

There are some extra-special heathers that you’ve found. This is Cornish Heath, Erica vagans, which only grows in West Cornwall and Fermanagh, Ireland.:

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Cross-leaved Heath is abundant throughout the North and West of Britain:

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And here are some more lovely heather posts. Keep them coming:

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from #wildflowerhour http://www.wildflowerhour.co.uk/blog/2017/08/19/heather-heaven/

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