Wildflowers: Cistus Ladanifer – Gum Cistus

The Cistus Ladanifer can be seen across Portugal during May and June. It is a sticky shrub (as I discovered when I wandered off the track to take close-ups). The sticky resin covering the stem and leaves contains healing properties and it is also used in the cosmetic industry to fix the scent in perfumes.... Continue Reading →

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