Common Rock Rose ( Helianthemum nummularium)


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Family: Cistaceae ( Rock Rose Family)

Spreading undershrub, found in dry grassland on calcareoussoils. Widespread and locally common in SE and E England but becoming scarce further N and W. Paired leaves narrow and oblong. Flowers with five crinkly petals appear June to September.Height up to 40cm

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