Observations in the Family: Ericaceae

Common Name: Aussieheaths or Crowberries or Heaths

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Gold Heath

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Location: Kromrivier Trail
Observed: 28th January 2016
Added: 26th September 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Erica

Erica
By: IdleLayabout
Botanical Society of South AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Agtertafelberg, Du Toits
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Erica

Erica
By: IdleLayabout
Botanical Society of South AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Agtertafelberg, Du Toits
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Identifications:1
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Pink Heath

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By: vynbos
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Location: Eastern Table, Table Mountain (Nature Reserve)
Observed: 25th September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Erica pudens

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By: Outrampsjenny
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenOutrampsProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Groot Winterhoek Mountains
Observed: 22nd September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Likely ID: Erica pudens
Identifications:1
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Description:

Prostrate branches .Flower heads comprising of up to 12 flowers hang almost to the ground. Anthers with appendages. Flowers white.

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Red Heath

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Location: Jonaskop, Riviersonderend mountains
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Common about halfway up the mountain

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Ah... Scented Heath!

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Location: Jonaskop, Riviersonderend mountains
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Pretty-cream-coloured-tubular-bell Erica

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Location: Jonaskop, Riviersonderend mountains
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Likely ID: Erica
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Bridal Heath ?

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Location: Skuilkrans Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 20th September 2016
Added: 23rd September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Pink Heath

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By: vynbos
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Location: Somerset Sneeukop
Observed: 22nd September 2016
Added: 23rd September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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White Erica

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Location: Skuilkrans Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 20th September 2016
Added: 22nd September 2016
Likely ID: Erica
Identifications:1
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Erica vestita ?

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Location: Skuilkrans Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 20th September 2016
Added: 22nd September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Erica triceps

 Erica triceps
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Kristalkloof Hiking Trail
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 21st September 2016
Likely ID: Erica triceps
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Erica melanthera

 Erica melanthera
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Kristalkloof Hiking Trail
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 21st September 2016
Likely ID: Erica melanthera
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Erica grata

 Erica grata
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Kristalkloof Hiking Trail
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 21st September 2016
Likely ID: Erica grata
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

Redlisted: Rare

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Erica axillaris

 Erica axillaris
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Kristalkloof Hiking Trail
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 21st September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Erica versicolor

Erica versicolor
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Kristalkloof Hiking Trail
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 21st September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Eric the red

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Knolfontein farm, Swartruggens
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 21st September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Mostly erect shrub to 45cm - growing in rocky ledge at altitude 1240m

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Erica grata

Erica grata
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Kristalkloof Hiking Trail
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 21st September 2016
Likely ID: Erica grata
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Red Listed: Rare

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Bright pink Erica

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By: cmerry
Botanical Society of South AfricaCrew (Cape Peninsula)Friends of Silvermine Nature AreaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Along the Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail
Observed: 12th September 2016
Added: 19th September 2016
Likely ID: Erica
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

Bushes about 50cm tall, quite floriferous

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Small white mystery

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By: cmerry
Botanical Society of South AfricaCrew (Cape Peninsula)Friends of Silvermine Nature AreaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Along the Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail
Observed: 12th September 2016
Added: 19th September 2016
Likely ID: Erica
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Only plant of this type that I saw. Very small flowers

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Erica

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Location: Table Mountain National Park, Maclear's Beacon
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 19th September 2016
Likely ID: Erica petiolaris
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

Corolla glabrous, bracteoles and sepals had slightly hairy edges.

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Rockaphile Heath

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By: vynbos
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Location: Trieena Peak, Knolfontein Farm, Swartruggens Mtns
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 19th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
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Erica

Erica
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Location: Dundarach
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 18th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Heath?

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Location: Dundarach
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 18th September 2016
Likely ID: Erica totta
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Let it all hangout

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By: outrampsmarge
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOutramps
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Location: Whale trail day 1, De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 25th August 2016
Added: 17th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Erect shrublet. Flowers large, inflated tubular, greeny yellow, with far-exserted anthers

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Pink flask

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By: Linkie
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Location: Sphinx Trail, Overberg District Municipality
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 16th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Erica with bright pink flask shaped flowers 5-10mm in length. Style and anthers non exerted. 8 with tiny,tiny appendages. Long 4nate leaves,hairy. Very long ovary,non hairy.

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Large bunch

flowers
By: Linkie
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Location: Sphinx Trail, Overberg District Municipality
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 16th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Erica with flowers grouped in a large cluster. 4 stamens without appendages. 2 corolla lobes but 4 sepals joined at the base into a single unit on all the flowers. Hairy stem and leaves.

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Bright eyes

flowers
By: Linkie
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Location: Sphinx Trail, Overberg District Municipality
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 16th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Erica with flowers in fours. Corolla with starlike lobes/mouth. 4nate leaves. Hairy sepals. Style and anthers non exerted. Flowers >10mm. Re seeder.

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Profuse pink

flowers and leaves
By: Linkie
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Sphinx Trail, Overberg District Municipality
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 16th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Upright Erica with keeled corolla and sepals. Style and anthers non exerted. 8 anthers with appendages. Ovary and corolla non hairy. Flowers +/-10mm. 3nate leaves. Re seeder.

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