Species name:

Calluna vulgaris

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

vulgaris

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

(L.) Hull

Distribution

Euro-Mediterranean area, Africa, Australasian, New Zealand and America – worldwide of temperate areas. In Italy heath, scrubland and coniferous forests (0-2000 m).

Utility

Drink and folk medicine use, decorative plant. Unifloral honey production and biodiversity.

Flowering time

VIII - XI

Pollen colour

Pink

Pollen

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Nectar

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Pollen characteristic

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