Common Rock-rose - Helianthemum nummularium
Often prostrate, but height can be up to 30 cm at times. Leaves green above, often grey hairy beneath, the margins sometimes rolled under. Flowers golden yellow, 12 to 20 mm with five petals.
Dry grazed meadows and short grassland, banks and rocky places.
Flowers June to September.
Fairly frequent and widespread over much of Britain.
Uncommon and local in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 3 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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