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Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull
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Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris

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Calluna vulgaris
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
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Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris
Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris
Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris

Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris
Calluna vulgaris
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Calluna vulgaris

Calluna vulgaris
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Pestalotia callunae @ BPI (2)

Pestalozzina callunae @ BPI (1)
Andrenidae  Perdita octomaculata @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Apidae  Ceratina calcarata @ UCMS_ENT (3)

Ceratina dupla @ UCMS_ENT (7)

Melissodes druriella @ UCMS_ENT (10)

Triepeolus pectoralis @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Colletidae  Colletes americanus @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Colletes simulans @ AMNH_BEE (2); UCMS_ENT (8)

Hylaeus modestus @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Dermateaceae  Cenangella ericae @ BPI (2)

Mollisia cinerea @ BPI (2)

Niptera callunae @ BPI (2)

Tapesia cinerella @ BPI (2)

Tapesia melaleucoides @ BPI (1)
Diaspididae  Lepidosaphes ulmi @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon sericeus @ UCMS_ENT (9)

Augochlorella aurata @ UCMS_ENT (5)

Augochloropsis metallica @ UCMS_ENT (17)

Halictus confusus @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum cressonii @ UCMS_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum fuscipenne @ UCMS_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum oceanicum @ UCMS_ENT (3)

Lasioglossum pectorale @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum pilosum @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum tegulare @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum vierecki @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Sphecodes heraclei @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Helotiaceae  Cenangium ericae @ BPI (4)

Godronia cassandrae @ BPI (1)

Godronia ericae @ BPI (2)

Godronia @ BPI (1)

Gorgoniceps obscura @ BPI (2)

Scleroderris ericae @ BPI (1)
Hyaloscyphaceae  Lachnum virgineum @ BPI (1)
Hymenochaetaceae  Hymenochaete corrugata @ BPI (1)
Melanommataceae  Melanomma pulvis-pyrius @ BPI (1)
Meruliaceae  Merulius crispatus @ BPI (1)
Microphysidae  Myrmedobia exilis @ AMNH_PBI (3)
Miridae  Orthotylus ericetorum @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Physaraceae  Badhamia lilacina @ BPI (1)
Rhytismataceae  Sporomega degenerans @ BPI (1)
Valsaceae  Cytospora moravica @ BPI (1)

Valsa tenella @ BPI (2)
_  Hypochnus fulvescens @ BPI (2)

Myxofusicoccum ericeti @ BPI (3)

Thekopsora fischeri @ BPI (1)

Trichobelonium obscurum @ BPI (2)

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1. Calluna vulgaris (Linnaeus) Hull, Brit. Fl. ed. 2. 114. 1808.

Erica vulgaris Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 352. 1753

Shrubs 15-60(-100) cm. Leaves widely spaced on leading shoots, closely spaced and imbricate on later shoots; blade oblong-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 2.5-3.5 × 0.5-0.7 mm, base auriculate-clasping, surfaces glabrous, keeled abaxially, concave adaxially. Pedicels: bracteoles 6-8 (4 distalmost simulating sepals). Flowers: sepals exceeding corolla, pinkish purple to white, petaloid, 3-4 mm; corolla pinkish purple to white, lobes 2(-3) mm; filaments glabrous; anthers 1 mm. Capsules 1-2 mm, hairy. Seeds 0.5-0.7 × 0.2-0.3 mm. 2 n = 16.

Flowering late spring-summer. Wet acidic sites in bogs and fens, upland sites in old pastures and roadsides; 0-1500 m; introduced; St. Pierre and Miquelon; B.C., N.B., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.S.; Conn., Mass., Mich., N.J., N.C., R.I., Vt., W.Va.; Europe; w Asia.

Calluna vulgaris is well known as a constituent of moorlands in northern and western Europe, especially northern England, Ireland, and Scotland. The places where it is naturalized in North America are mostly coastal; inland it often is associated with railroads.

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