Calflora
Taxon  Report   9808 
Cistus incanus  L.
Hairy rockrose
Cistus incanus
© 2018 Julian Geoghegan
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cistus incanus
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Cistus incanus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Cistus incanus, 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 incanus
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Family: CISTACEAE  
Genus: Cistus
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Cistus creticus
ICPN: Cistus incanus ssp. corsicus
ICPN: Cistus villosus
ICPN: Cistus incanus ssp. creticus
ICPN: Cistus incanus ssp. incanus
More information about  Cistus incanus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CIIN80)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 17, 2018).

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