bell heather

noun

Definition of bell heather

1a : a European heather (Erica tetralix) with rose-colored flowers
b : a European heather (E. cinerea) with purple flowers

called also heather bell

2 : an alpine plant (Cassiope mertensiana) of western North America found in wet places and resembling a heath

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“Bell heather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bell%20heather. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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