Taxon  Report   2152 
Cistus creticus  L.  (not an active name)
Pink rockrose
Cistus creticus
© 2006 Phil Phillips
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Cistus creticus, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cistus creticus
© 2004 Cheri Miller
Genus: Cistus
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Cistus incanus ssp. creticus
ICPN accepted name: Cistus incanus
NOTE: Cistus creticus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2018).

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