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Cytinus ruber - in full bloom this is what it looks when it sprouts: <br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73331<br />
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a parasite on the roots of the hairy rockrose. here the flowers are still closed, and it looks like little red pomegranates. when they open, they are white. <br />
this is the Hairy rockrose: <br />
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a parasite on the roots of the hairy rockrose. here the flowers are still closed, and it looks like little red pomegranates. when they open, they are white. <br />
this is the Hairy rockrose: <br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73322/cistus_creticus_-_hairy_rockrose.html" title="Cistus creticus - Hairy Rockrose"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3519/73322_thumb.JPG?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1571270410&Signature=uJAlJKPe6zfJNRQxmowJuNBwLAI%3D" width="200" height="160" alt="Cistus creticus - Hairy Rockrose  Cistus creticus,Geotagged,Hairy Rockrose,Israel,Winter" /></a></figure> Cytinus ruber,Geotagged,Israel,Spring,parasitic Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Cytinus ruber - in full bloom

this is what it looks when it sprouts:

Cytinus ruber this is how it looks in full bloom: <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73331<br />
<br />
a parasite on the roots of the hairy rockrose. here the flowers are still closed, and it looks like little red pomegranates. when they open, they are white. <br />
this is the Hairy rockrose: <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73322/cistus_creticus_-_hairy_rockrose.html Cytinus ruber,Geotagged,Israel,Winter,parasitic


a parasite on the roots of the hairy rockrose. here the flowers are still closed, and it looks like little red pomegranates. when they open, they are white.
this is the Hairy rockrose:
Cistus creticus - Hairy Rockrose  Cistus creticus,Geotagged,Hairy Rockrose,Israel,Winter

    comments (4)

  1. Lovely! Posted 7 months ago
    1. thank you :-) Posted 7 months ago
  2. Really beautiful! Posted 7 months ago
  3. So tiny and beautiful. Posted 7 months ago

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A species of parasitic plant in the Cytinaceae family.

Similar species: Malvales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Jan 27, 2019. Captured Apr 28, 2007 09:53 in Abba Khoushy Ave, Nesher, Israel.
  • Canon PowerShot S3 IS
  • f/4.0
  • 1/403s
  • 6mm