Common name: Rock Rose
Cistus salviifolius L. APNI*
Distribution and occurrence: Cultivated; rarely naturalized in Canberra. This species is a native of Africa (Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia), Asia (Turkey) and southern Europe (from Greece to Portugal).
NSW subdivisions: *ST
Text by KL Wilson (Sept 2006); John Hoskings (2005)
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