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Giant Fennel

Ferla communis

Description:

Perennial plant with hairless leaves, shiny, glaucous, finely divided into numerous thread-like lobes and prominent sheathing bases. Flowers appear in large umbels, which are umbrella-shaped inflore­scences. Easily distinguished from the Common Fennel and Field Fennel from its thicker stem, darker foliage, it’s larger and denser inflorescences and the lack of typical sweet fennel odours.

Habitat:

Frequently found in maquis, garigue, steppes, abandoned fields and disturbed ground.

Notes:

Maltese name: Ferla

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MarikaMartinez
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MarikaMartinez

Malta, Malta

Spotted on Mar 30, 2013
Submitted on May 4, 2013

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