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Cistus salvifolius

Ciste femelle
Sage-leaved Cistus

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

to 50 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

30-100 cm

Description

Evergreen. One of the most common Cistus in our area.

It grows on calcareous as well as acid soils.

Flowers

The white, 5-petalled flowers have a yellow mark at the base of each petal.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Wavy margins, hairy, to 4 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: hairy, 8 mm long.

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