Definition of Erica cinerea
1. Noun. Common low European shrub with purple-red flowers.
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Literary usage of Erica cinerea
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1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1802)
"Style a little prominent. Stigma capitate. Corolla ovate. Leaves in threes. SYN. erica cinerea. Linn. Sp. PI. 50s. Sm. Fl. Brit. 418. Hudf. 165. Wife. 374. ..."
2. Notes from a Diary, 1873-1881 by Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff (1898)
"The erica cinerea and tetralix were both out along the roadside as we drove from Walton, and the place was looking lovely. Sir Francis Doyle, who was ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1886)
"... and erica cinerea as found upon the island. The first of '.hese had long been known to occur at Tewksbury, Mass., and there had been some question as to ..."
4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"LING, the heaths Erica tetralix and erica cinerea, L. Also the cotton grass, Eriophorum vaginatum, L. In the Northumbrian moorlands ling is never applied to ..."
5. Nantucket Wild Flowers by Alice Owen Albertson (1921)
"ERICACEAE HEATH FAMILY erica cinerea, L. Reddish-purple, almost Scotch Heather, white on the under side Purple Heath. July-August Erica: Greek for heath. ..."