Cistus salviifolius L. 
Cistaceae
Cistus salviifolius (35969 Bytes)

A small, evergreen shrub, until 50cm high,broader than high. The shrub has sage-like leaves. The flowers are 3-5cm across, white, flowering from March to May. The shrub needs dry, well-drained soil in sunny positions. Only for sheltered positions.

Home: S.Europe

Other views: Shrub

Cultivated: Germany

Author:Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Cistus salviifolius by Plants for a future database

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