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Calluna vulgaris

Description
Life formsub-shrubPhysiology
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategorymedicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.----Soil texture
Rainfall (annual)----Soil fertility
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinity
Soil PH56.54.57Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensitycloudy skiesclear skieslight shadevery bright

Climate zonetemperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.grazing/browsingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
medicinaldigestive system applicationsflowers
medicinalskin applicationsflowers
materialdye/tanninflowers
food additivecondiment/seasoningflowers