Observations in the Family: Ericaceae

Common Name: Aussieheaths or Crowberries or Heaths

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Red & Yellow Heath

Red & Yellow Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Boosmansbos Trail n slopes above Huis River
Observed: 19th March 2017
Added: 29th March 2017
Identifications:1
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Purple Heath

Purple Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Boosmansbos Trail n slopes above Huis River
Observed: 19th March 2017
Added: 29th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Red & Yellow Heath

Red & Yellow Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Boosmansbos Trail n slopes above Huis River
Observed: 19th March 2017
Added: 29th March 2017
Likely ID: Erica densifolia
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Nude Heath?

Nude Heath?
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Boosmansbos Trail back ascent
Observed: 19th March 2017
Added: 29th March 2017
Identifications:1
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Wind Heath

Wind Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Keur River - Langeberg
Observed: 21st March 2017
Added: 28th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Erica densifolia

aaaabergErica densifolia dt outbergplaas200117 (125)
By: outramps
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Location: Bergplaas in the Outeniquas - Kleinplaat
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 27th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Erica discolor var discolor

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: South western side of Perdepoort West in the Outeniquas
Observed: 24th March 2017
Added: 25th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

Approximately 30 cm tall, 3-nate, with pink flowers.

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Erica

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Location: Napier
Observed: 18th March 2017
Added: 25th March 2017
Likely ID: Erica
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Erica cerinthoides after fire - Vergelegen

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By: carina l
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Location: Vergelegen driehoek
Observed: 23rd March 2017
Added: 24th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

We see them right through the year but 11 weeks after a fire they are flowering more than ever.

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Hangertjie Heath

Hangertjie Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Keur River - Langeberg
Observed: 21st March 2017
Added: 24th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Coppice Heath

Coppice Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Keur River - Langeberg
Observed: 21st March 2017
Added: 24th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Specios Heath

Specios Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Keur River - Langeberg
Observed: 21st March 2017
Added: 24th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Erica tenuis

aaaabergErica tenuis dt outbergplaas200117 (81)
By: outramps
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Location: Bergplaas in the Outeniquas - Kleinplaat
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 23rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Erica hebecalyx

aaaabergErica hebecalyx dt outbergplaas200117 (11)
By: outramps
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Location: Bergplaas in the Outeniquas - Kleinplaat
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 23rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Erica glomiflora

aaaabergErica glomiflora dt outbergplaas200117 (54)
By: outramps
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Location: Bergplaas in the Outeniquas - Kleinplaat
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 23rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Erica densifolia

aaaabergErica densifolia dt outbergplaas200117 (4)
By: outramps
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Location: Bergplaas in the Outeniquas - Kleinplaat
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 23rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Erica canaliculata

aaaabergErica canaliculata dt outbergplaas200117 (21)
By: outramps
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Location: Bergplaas in the Outeniquas - Kleinplaat
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 23rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Fire Heath

Fire Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: track up S Blackburnkloof Silvermine
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 22nd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Jake Mentz GHS Grade 8 Wetland Project

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By: jakementz
Location: Glenwood House School
Observed: 20th March 2017
Added: 21st March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Short tube Erica

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Tradouws Pass
Observed: 10th March 2017
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

Saw this near bushes of Erica versicolor. Any guesses?

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Erica unicolor ssp georgensis

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Pass to Pass Trail between the Outeniqua and Montagu Passes.
Observed: 17th March 2017
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Four-nate orange flowers, Southern slope.

Redlisted as Rare.

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Steinberg's Erica

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By: Wendy Wiles
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Location: Pass to Pass Trail between the Outeniqua and Montagu Passes.
Observed: 17th March 2017
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

Beautiful narrow necked pink flowers.

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Erica sessiliflora

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Location: Greyton Nature Reserve
Observed: 16th March 2017
Added: 17th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Grape Heath that escaped the fire

Grape Heath that escaped the fire
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: East Fort to Blackburnkloof Silvermine
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 17th March 2017
Likely ID: Erica baccans
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hangerjie that escaped the fire

Hangerjie that escaped the fire
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: East Fort to Blackburnkloof Silvermine
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 17th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Erica

Erica
By: melda goets
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Location: Matroosberg
Observed: 11th March 2017
Added: 16th March 2017
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Erica diaphana

Erica diaphana
By: derekrits
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Location: Near The Kosyn, Tsitsikamma Mountains
Observed: 4th March 2017
Added: 16th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

The plants grow quite high, up to 2 m tall, with tubular light purple flowers

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Red flower by Johann

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By: Johannmsw
Location: South Africa, Western Cape, George
Observed: 15th March 2017
Added: 16th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:6
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bell erica

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: boosmansbos trail b1
Observed: 10th March 2017
Added: 15th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Plant with pink flowers

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By: Christiaan Mulder
Location: Glenwood House School. Wetland.
Observed: 14th March 2017
Added: 15th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:3
Description:

8S 2017 Christiaan Mulder

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