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Moss Bell Heather by MesmerizedByNature Moss Bell Heather by MesmerizedByNature
~ Cassiope hypnoides, aka Moss Bell Heather of the Ericaceae family.

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SilweRain Featured By Owner May 6, 2013   Traditional Artist
Looks like from fairy-tale!:heart:
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MesmerizedByNature Featured By Owner May 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
hehe, thanks! :D
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merearthling Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
lovely photo, such a delicate pink & with the droplets, perfect :clap:
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MesmerizedByNature Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you! :)

it's such a cute species. :heart:
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merearthling Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
yes they are cute :-) :nod: also found here as well as the common heather, varieties deep pinks and there is a cross leaved heath -erica tetralix,:nod: but to date have not really searched for them
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MesmerizedByNature Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
well, in Sweden both Calluna vulgaris and Erica tetralix are very common and range all over Sweden. Erica tetralix
is more of a bog plant then C. vulgaris, though both can be found in wet-dry habitats. This one on the other hand is only found in the mountains in northern Sweden.

So I didn't think this one would be found on the british isles, but on the other hand - islands can be quite mountain-ish when it comes to habitat. XD
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merearthling Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
:nod: thanks for the information, yes Bell heather erica cinerea can be found here in the north west highlands of Scotland, it prefers a drier location than calluna vulgaris, can find it dry knolls on the peat :-)
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MesmerizedByNature Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
ah, just to straight things out, this (moss bell heather) isn't Bell heather, erica cinerae. :meow:
We don't have E. cinerea in Sweden, so I've never seen it!
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merearthling Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013
'cassiope hypnoides' so does it have a common name? I don't think it grows here on the north coast of Scotland :( its a very pretty plant
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MesmerizedByNature Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes, Moss bell heather, in contrast to Bell heather. :)


btw, I just found out that it's now called Harrimanella hypnoides.
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