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The Tree Heath (Erica arborea) is a shrub or small evergreen tree with a height of 1-4 (-7) m. The numerous small flowers are white. The Tree Heath prefers acid soil. It is found mostly in the Macchie , dry evergreen shrub areas, all around the Mediterranean area, west to Portugal and the Canary Islands, and with disjunct areas in Africa including the Ethiopian Highlands , the mountains of Ruwenzori and the Cameroon mountains .
- Adams, W.M., A.S. Goudie & A. R. Orme (eds.) (1996): The Physical Geography of Africa. Page 55. Oxford University Press, 1996.
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