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Arghel

Solenostemma arghel

Description:

A common plant in Sinai, it is used medicinally to treat colic and open sores and cuts. Many critters, such as grasshoppers and butterflies, depend on these plants. These plants were growing in a wadi with a lot of plastic pollution, most likely left behind by groups of tourists and/or blown in by the wind.

Habitat:

spotted in a coastal desert wadi

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Nov 2, 2014
Submitted on Feb 20, 2015

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