Tag: Heather

Herb Profile: Heathers

Botanical Name: Calluna vulgaris             Common Names: Ling, Common Heather, Scottish Heather, Gaelic: Fraoch Family: Ericaceae – Heather Family Parts Used: Flowering tops (July – September) fresh or dried Botany & Identification: The Heather family contains many well known acid-loving species, some of which are commercially very important. The family includes Cranberry, Blueberry, Blaeberry, Cowberry and …

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