Helianthemum canum (L.) Baumg.

Taxonomy: Fam. Cistaceae// Genus: Helianthemum// Species: Helianthemum canum (L.) Baumg.

Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 1995).

Lifeform: Perennial; Hemicryptophyte according to the Raunkiær system.

Distribution: Native from Europe to the Mediterranean and Caucasus according to the Plants of the World Online portal.

Habitat:  Dry open dry habitats- grassland and rocky terrains, on limestone.

Flowering period: Spring- summer. Peak flowering occurs in mid-spring; (MAR-) APR, MAY, JUN, (-JUL).

Helianthemum canum – habitat. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski. Found on limestone.
Helianthemum canum – habitat. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski. Found on limestone.
Helianthemum canum – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – flowers. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – flowers. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – flowers. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – flowers. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – flowers. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – flowers. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – flowering stem with flower. Hills near village of Beli, 27.03.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – plant base. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – plant base. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – plant base and lower cauline leaves. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Helianthemum canum – leaves. Hills near village of Beli, 03.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Micevski, K. (1995). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. I, Book 3. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Helianthemum canum (L.) Hornem. Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:941351-1 [Accessed 02.07.2021]

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