purple heather

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semi-prostrate evergreen herb of western United States

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Purple heather peaks in The Hole of Horcum in the North Yorkshire Moors
On her first page she herself says that her vision of Emily is quite different from those held dear by the purple heather school of Bronte biography and that she sees "Emily Bronte's life as far more troubled, solitary and austere.
In the open heathland, rugged sandy paths are bordered by swathes of purple heather and zingy yellow gorse and bracken, while in the wooded areas, tall pine rub shoulders with chestnut, birch and oak.
However, last weekend, it was just moi, the husband and four pals, off in search of 24 hours of relaxation at a lochside hotel, the kind of place that makes you burst into songs about purple heather and bonnie banks.
At this time of year the mountain is a sea of bright purple heather.
Rod Stewart and the Scottish Euro 1996 squad singing Purple Heather also sneaked into the chart, at No 10.
The unique dress, made of white and purple heather, was created to mark the launch of VisitScotland's 2004 Romantic Scotland campaign.
There was nothing to see beyond the barbed wire fences of the airbase, no sign of movement among the clumps of purple heather and conifer trees - but you could feel the despair in the eerie stillness.
Jumps trainers are likely to have Zilarator high on their shopping lists at Newmarket's Horses in Training sale following the four-year-old's impressive six-length defeat of Purple Heather in the 0-90 classified stakes, writes Graham Dench.
Leading at the quarter-pole post, he ran a little green in the closing stages but still had three-quarters of a length to spare over his rivals, headed by Purple Heather.
IAM amazed at the numbers of bees I've seen on sunny days over the past couple of weeks, buzzing around the fragrant zingy yellow mahonia and purple heather in my garden.
The summer journeys through the Preseli foothills and the Gwaun Valley provided a rainbow of wild flowers, while later the hills between the valley and the sea were carpeted with a mixture of purple heather, yellow gorse and green grass.
Majestic moorland, vivid clumps of purple heather, a road stretching away into the distance of a beautiful blue sky.
So, any summer day in the year when the sun shines upon them, these hills are set to the music of merry voices of boys and girls, and older children who feel young on the purple heather at 50.