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Plant Form: Erect woody shrub.
Size: Up to 3 m tall.
Stem: Smooth, woody with age.
Leaves: Typical heath, small, elongated, in whorls of 4 on stems, densely overlapping.
Flowers: Small, urn-shaped, bright pink, in groups of 4 at the end of branches. Forming large masses at peak flowering.
Fruit and Seeds: Small round capsules releasing many seeds.
Habitat: Grassland, heathland, disturbed areas.
Distinguishing Features: Combination of listed features distinguish from other Erica species.