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.:
— LewisSaundersEcology (@LSEcology) August 13, 2017
Cross-leaved Heath is abundant throughout the North and West of Britain:
— Charles Cuthbert (@CRCuthbert) August 13, 2017
And here are some more lovely heather posts. Keep them coming:
from #wildflowerhour http://www.wildflowerhour.co.uk/blog/2017/08/19/heather-heaven/