Portuguese Heath

Erica lusitanica

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Erica lusitanica is a species of flowering plant in the family Ericaceae, known by the common names Portuguese heath and Spanish heath. It is native to Spain, Portugal and southwestern France. It is named for Lusitania, a historical region encompassing most of modern Portugal and parts of western Spain.

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  1. (c) Ian Sutton, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://www.flickr.com/photos/22616984@N07/3624635018/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erica_lusitanica

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