Irish wildflowers

Spotted Rock-rose, Tuberaria guttata
Photos: Rock Island, Co.Cork

Spotted Rock-rose, Tuberaria guttata

Spotted Rock-rose
Tuberaria guttata
Grianrós breac
Family: Cistaceae

Flowering May - August. Annual. Native.

Pale yellow flowers, petals often with red spot at base, style very short. Basal rosette of three-veined, hairy, oblong leaves. Height 6-20cm.

Found in SW and W Ireland on dry, shallow soil overlying coastal rocks.

Similar: Hoary Rock-rose, Helianthemum oelandicum

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Spotted Rock-rose, Tuberaria guttata
Spotted Rock-rose, Tuberaria guttata. June 2009

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