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Helianthemum  salicifolium (L.) Mill.   
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FamilyCISTACEAE
Genus species var.Helianthemum  salicifolium (L.) Mill. 
SynonymsCistus salicifolius L. (basionym)
 Helianthemum hymettium Boiss. & Heldr.
 Helianthemum minutum Willk.
Territory Northern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, rocky slopes
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves 7-15mm, oblong-lanceolate to elliptic, white tomentose, flat, stipules of upper leaves 2-3mm, flowers 7-9 in dense cymes, petals 3-4mm long
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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