Calflora
Taxon  Report   9808    
Cistus incanus  L.
Hairy rockrose
Cistus incanus
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Photos from
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
© 2018 Julian Geoghegan
Family: CISTACEAE  
Genus: Cistus
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cistus creticus
ICPN: Cistus incanus ssp. corsicus
ICPN: Cistus villosus
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More information about  Cistus incanus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).