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Cretan viper's bugloss

Echium spp. (creticum?)

Description:

Erect herbaceous plant. Basal leaves pinnately nerved ovato-oblong, of 6-18 cm. The upper ones are smaller and are attenuated at the base. The inflorescence is conical. The corolla is pubescent, purplish red in color. The stamens come out of it.

Habitat:

It is native to the western Mediterranean region. In Spain found in Murcia, Alicante, Barcelona, Gerona, Balearic Islands, Tarragona and Valencia.


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Torrevieja, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Lat: 37.98, Long: -0.68

Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 18, 2012

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