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Osyris alba (Σκουπόχορτο)

Osyris alba


Osyris alba is a semiparasitic (hemiparasitic) broom-like shrub reaching 30–150 cm (12–59 in) in height.[1] The stem is woody, brown or dark green, sometimes creeping on the ground. This plant has numerous longitudinally striated branches, green when young. The leaves are linear, lanceolate, coriaceous, and persistent, although sometimes deciduous. They are about 15–35 mm (0.59–1.38 in) long and 1–5 mm (0.039–0.197 in) wide


I spotted this flower in Poikilo mountain, Attica, Greece

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Περιφέρεια Αττικής, Greece

Spotted on May 1, 2014
Submitted on Jan 3, 2015

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