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HOARY ROCK-ROSE Helianthemum oelandicum (Cistaceae) Height to 40cm. Branched, spreading and variably hairy shrubby perennial. Found in dry, grassy places, mostly on limestone. FLOWERS are 10-15mm across with 5 crinkly, yellow petals (May-Jul). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are very narrow and greyish white below. STATUS-Extremely local in N England, Wales; locally very common in W Ireland.
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HOARY ROCK-ROSE Helianthemum oelandicum (Cistaceae) Height to 40cm. Branched, spreading and variably hairy shrubby perennial. Found in dry, grassy places, mostly on limestone. FLOWERS are 10-15mm across with 5 crinkly, yellow petals (May-Jul). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are very narrow and greyish white below. STATUS-Extremely local in N England, Wales; locally very common in W Ireland.

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Date: 4 Jun 2008
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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