Definition of Bell heather

1. Noun. Dwarf European shrub with rose-colored flowers.

Exact synonyms: Cross-leaved Heath, Erica Tetralix
Generic synonyms: Erica, True Heath



2. Noun. Common low European shrub with purple-red flowers.
Exact synonyms: Erica Cinerea, Fine-leaved Heath, Heather Bell
Generic synonyms: Erica, True Heath

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bell Heather

bell boy
bell buoy
bell buoys
bell captain
bell captains
bell cot
bell cote
bell curve
bell curves
bell deck
bell founder
bell foundry
bell gable
bell heather (current term)
bell jar
bell jars
bell magpie
bell metal
bell morel
bell out
bell pepper
bell peppers
bell push
bell ringer
bell ringers
bell ringing
bell rope
bell ropes

Literary usage of Bell heather

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"E. TETRALIX (Marsh or bell heather).— This beautiful Heath is frequent throughout the northern, as well as western, regions, thriving in moist or boggy ..."

2. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson, F. L. S., William Robinson (1906)
"IX (Marsh or bell heather).— This beautiful Heath is frequent throughout the northern, as well as western, regions, thriving in moist or boggy places but ..."

3. The Complete Shot by George Teasdale Teasdale- Buckell (1907)
"But all the bell heather plants re-started to grow after the cremation of heather and beetles together. Judging by the destruction wrought, here is a pest ..."

4. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1902)
"Generally it is found on the bell heather (Erica), though sometimes on the common ling, and occasionally on a birch tree. The female lays her eggs by ..."

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