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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Erica||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Erica lusitanica Rudolphi
Stem: < 2 m, branchlets short, hairs dense. Leaf: < 1 cm, generally < 1 mm wide, needle-like, bright green. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in leaf axils. Flower: sepals fused in basal 1/3, petal-like; petals white to +- pink. Fruit: > 4 mm.
Ecology: Disturbed, open, sandy areas; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo (Humboldt Co.), expected CCo; Distribution Outside California: native to southwestern Europe. Flowering Time: Mar--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary D. Wallace
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Erica
Next taxon: Gaultheria
Citation for this treatment: Gary D. Wallace 2017. Erica lusitanica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=24602, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.