This unusual plant flowers from May to September, but was at it's best in August at Grazalema. It is found at sea level and up to 1,500m of altitude. It grows from 60cms to 2 metres tall and is native to the Iberian peninsula and North Africa. Several studies have been done on this plant and it is used for its essentials oils. It has a high content of delta 3~carene which is highly effective against inflammation.