*Erica lusitanica Rudolphi

Branchlets with simple hairs. Leaves 3–4 in each whorl, terete, grooved underneath, glabrous, 3–6 mm long, 0.5 mm wide. Flowers axillary, forming large pyramidal panicles. Calyx tubular, 4-lobed, much shorter than the corolla. Corolla narrowly campanulate, pink to white, 4–5 mm long. Erect shrub 1–2 m high Naturalized at places in Blue Mts and on the coastal plain. Introd. from W. Europe. Fl. autumn–spring