Observations in the Family: Ericaceae

Common Name: Aussieheaths or Crowberries or Heaths

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Erica (W.boom)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Waboomskraal
Observed: 18th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Comments:1
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Erica (W.boom)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Waboomskraal
Observed: 18th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Heath

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: Welbedacht Cave ascent Cedarberg
Observed: 11th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Likely ID: Erica inflata
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Water Heath

Water Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Dragonstones Kleindrakenstein Mountains
Observed: 3rd April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Erica seriphiifolia

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By: outramps
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Location: Salt River Hike
Observed: 17th February 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Erica peltata

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By: outramps
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Location: Dune Molerat Reserve
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Erica discolor

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By: outramps
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Location: Robberg
Observed: 19th February 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Erica cristata ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Short Circuit, Mizpah Youth Camp
Observed: 27th March 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Erica perspicua ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Short Circuit, Mizpah Youth Camp
Observed: 27th March 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:8
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Erica massonii ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Short Circuit, Mizpah Youth Camp
Observed: 27th March 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Erica intervallaris ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Short Circuit, Mizpah Youth Camp
Observed: 27th March 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

growing in seep

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Erica pulchella ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Short Circuit, Mizpah Youth Camp
Observed: 27th March 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Erica discolor

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By: outramps
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Dune Molerat Reserve steps on southern side
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Reseeder

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Erica verticillata "Cherise"?

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By: GNStapleton
Observed: 22nd March 2015
Added: 12th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

While hiking the Boesmanskloof trail between Greyton and McGregor I noticed numerous Ericas alongside the path that looked to me just like the Erica verticallata I had seen and photographed at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, where it was stated that this species is extinct in the wild

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Princely

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By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Oudebos, Kogelberg
Observed: 10th April 2015
Added: 11th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Yellow heath

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By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Oudebos, Kogelberg
Observed: 10th April 2015
Added: 11th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Ericas currently flowering

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By: _Hoverfly
Location: Red road
Observed: 9th April 2015
Added: 9th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Tree Heath

Tree Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Cape Point trail Vasco Da gama Peak
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 8th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Heath of the Gardens

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 7th April 2015
Likely ID: Erica mammosa
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Mountain Heath (Erica caffrorum)

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By: Peter Warren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Mt Mahaqwa, Boston
Observed: 4th January 2015
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Mountain Heath (Erica caffrorum var. caffrorum ) Mahaqwa

Identification influenced by CREW blog. Closest in Pooley on page 82 but she says "calyx large, conspicuously pink<\em>" which is not observed here. Observations on iSpot variable and perhaps not same species.

References

  1. Pooley:MF p82.
  2. Crew Mahaqwa blog
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Erica species

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By: PatrickMeyer
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Location: Doring River Wilderness area
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Erica species

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By: PatrickMeyer
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Location: Doring River Wilderness area
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Erica plant with pink flowers.

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Whorled Heath

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: A24, Tokai Park
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Erica Peltata Bontebok Nat Park

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Location: Bontebok Nat Park
Observed: 13th March 2015
Added: 5th April 2015
Likely ID: Erica peltata
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

The only one that fits from the electronic key.

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Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Hit of the Show

Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Hit of the Show
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Unknown - on display at the Bredasdorp Flower Show
Observed: 29th August 2014
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Named specimen at show - locality not recorded

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Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica uysii

Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica uysii
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Unknown - on display at the Bredasdorp Flower Show
Observed: 29th August 2014
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Named specimen at show - locality not recorded

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Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica imbricata

Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica imbricata
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Unknown - on display at the Bredasdorp Flower Show
Observed: 29th August 2014
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Named specimen at show - locality not recorded

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Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica placentifolia

Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica placentifolia
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Unknown - on display at the Bredasdorp Flower Show
Observed: 29th August 2014
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Named specimen at show - locality not recorded

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Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica curtophylla

Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica curtophylla
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Unknown - on display at the Bredasdorp Flower Show
Observed: 29th August 2014
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Named specimen at show - locality not recorded

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Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica monsoniana

Bredasdorp Flower Show 2014: Erica monsoniana
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Unknown - on display at the Bredasdorp Flower Show
Observed: 29th August 2014
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Named specimen at show - locality not recorded

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