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Blepharis

Blepharis attenuata

Description:

A thistle-like herb that grows blue or purplish flowers. Seen here among a large amount of plastic pollution that has been left behind or blown into the wadi.

Habitat:

coastal desert wadi (Wadi Connection)

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6 Comments

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 2 years ago

Thank you, Ori! I appreciate your help.

Ori Fragman-Sapir
Ori Fragman-Sapir 2 years ago

B. ciliaris and B. linariifolia - are not present in Sinai

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 2 years ago

Thank you, Ori, for the clarification. What about B. ciliaris and B. linariifolia - are they present in Sinai?

Ori Fragman-Sapir
Ori Fragman-Sapir 2 years ago

in Sinai u have only Blepharis attenuata, edulis was given there by mistakre

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 2 years ago

Ori, is there an easy way to differentiate between the two species? These aren't my best photos of these plants.

Ori Fragman-Sapir
Ori Fragman-Sapir 2 years ago

B. attenuata

Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Feb 7, 2015
Submitted on Feb 20, 2015

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