Cistus clusii   No English name

Cistus clusii whole Cistus clusii close

This Cistus was blowing in the wind on a medium height shrub so many of the flowers had petals missing or were bruised. The linear leaves with revolute (turned under) margins are characteristics along with the white hairs on the stems. It is found in Spain and Sicily and the Balearic Isles.

Gravelly ground near the sea near Carboneras, Southern Spain 19th March 2007

Added on 19th March 2008, updated 3rd December 2008, updated 14th March 2010

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