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Common Rock-rose

A flower of calcareous soils and can be found from May to September on dry, grassy or scrubby areas in Dorset.


Common Name Common Rock-rose
Scientific Name Helianthemum nummularium
Species Group Simple Flowers
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Rockrose family - Cistaceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Five petaled yellow flower on dry grassland
Additional Identification Notes
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Simple Flowers