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Helianthemum  cinereum (Cav.) Pers.   
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FamilyCISTACEAE
Genus species var.Helianthemum  cinereum (Cav.) Pers. 
SynonymsCistus cinereus Cav. (basionym)
 Helianthemum pulchellum Sweet
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaGreeceItalyLibyaMoroccoSiciliaSpainTunisia
dry, stony grassland
Altitude0-2000m
Description lax caespitose, green to grey tomentose, leaves ovate to lanceolate, at base cordate or orbiculate, flowers 8-10mm across, in paniculate cluster
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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