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Cistus psilosepalus Sweet
Stem: < 1 m; hairs generally glandular and nonglandular. Leaf: sessile, 20--70 mm, linear- to ovate-oblong, wrinkled adaxially, main veins from base generally 3; margin +- not rolled under, generally ciliate. Inflorescence: 1--5-flowered; pedicel 5--15 mm. Flower: sepals 5, outer cordate at base; petals 1--1.5 cm, white; style +- 0. Fruit: valves 5. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed places; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: native to southwestern Europe. Flowering Time: May--Oct Note: Plants have been mistaken for Cistus monspeliensis L.
eFlora Treatment Author: John W. Thieret & Elizabeth McClintock, final revision by Thomas J. Rosatti & Bruce G. Baldwin
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Citation for this treatment: John W. Thieret & Elizabeth McClintock, final revision by Thomas J. Rosatti & Bruce G. Baldwin 2016. Cistus psilosepalus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81373, accessed on May 01, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 01, 2016.