Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Armeria villosa ssp villosa

Armeria villosa ssp villosa

This rare, endemic plant flowers from May~July and is found in the mountains of Tolox and Sierra de las Nieves. It can grow to an height of 35cms and this was photographed at Sierra de las Nieves. The identification was confirmed by a local botanist. It grows at an altitude of between 1,400~1,800 metres.

Red list of Andalucia In danger of extinction

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