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Blepharis

Blepharis edulis

Description:

A perennial thistle-like herb with a rigid stem. Spiny, silvery-green leaves grow 4 per node. Flowers are blue or purplish. Two seeds grow in each pod.

Habitat:

Sandy desert wadis ~ this one spotted in Wadi G'Nai, Dahab


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Egypt

Lat: 28.46, Long: 34.45

Spotted on May 1, 2011
Submitted on Mar 12, 2012

Reference

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