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Ling (Calluna vulgaris), otherwise known as common heather, on Great Ayton Moor.  In the process of identifying this plant, I have just discovered that for the past 50 years what I have been calling 'ling' is actually 'heather', and what I have been calling 'heather' is actually 'ling'.

Photo taken on Great Ayton Moor, North Yorkshire, UK, on 2009-08-10.

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