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Montpelier Cistus

Cistus monspeliensis

Description:

It is a shrub with evergreen leaves and a hairy, glandular, sticky texture. The leaves are linear to lance-shaped, green, wrinkly, and up to 5 centimeters long. The inflorescence is generally a panicle of 2 to 8 flowers, each with five sepals and white petals.

Habitat:

Lives in rocky places. Mediterranean Shrubland


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Monda, Andalucía, Spain

Lat: 36.63, Long: -4.83

Spotted on May 10, 2010
Submitted on May 10, 2010

Spotted for mission

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