Convolvulus cneorum L.


Perennial shrub to 30-40 cm tall. Leaves to 4 cm long, linear to oblanceolate, distinctively silver-haired. Flowers in terminal clusters, pinkish in bud, each to about 2.5 cm wide, white to pale pink, with a pinker midline on the lower surface, only opening in sunshine; summer. Fruit hairy.

S Europe, N Africa

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Convolvulaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Solanales
family       Convolvulaceae
genus        Convolvulus L.