Cistus parviflorus

 

 

 

Cistus parviflorus - click to enlarge

Cistus parviflorus

Cistus parviflorus - click to enlarge

Cistus parviflorus

Cistus parviflorus (left) and Cistus salvifolius (right) - click to enlarge

Cistus parviflorus (left) and Cistus salvifolius (right)

Cistus parviflorus is a shrub with a smaller distribution than Cistus creticus. The plant is more compact than than C. creticus, the flowers are smaller (not exceeding 3 cm in diameter) and a ligher pink colour. It grows in woodland, garigue and phrygana up to 400 m and flowers from March to May.

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