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Family Icon Family: Cistaceae
Area Icon Area: Albania
Period Icon Period of Harvest:
Categories: Herb Leaves

Cistus incanus

Hoary rock rose

It is a perennial herb up to 1.2 m high.

The leaves are elliptical, pressed at the base and wrinkled at the top surface.

The flowers are placed in a petiole smaller than 2cm.

The flowers have 5 sepals in a pointed arrow-headed shape. Flower petals are 2-3 cm and have purple rose colour.