Common Rock-rose (Helianthemum nummularium)

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Common Rock-rose

The brilliant yellow five-petalled flower of the rock-rose grows in calcareous soils, and has a particular liking for the limestone headlands of the Gower Peninsula, often carpeting large areas. The leaves are a dull dark green, lanceolate and downy on the underside. Flowers from May to August.