Flowers of Crete (non endemic)

This page shows flowers that are not endemic to Crete or Greece but can also be found in other countries

 

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Acanthus spinosus - Bear's breeches

 

Acanthus spinosus - Bear's breeches

Alcea biennis

 

Alcea biennis (or Alcea pallida)

Ammophila Arenaria

 

Ammophila Arenaria

Anemone coronaria

 

Anemone coronaria

Anchusa italica

 

Anchusa italica (or Anchusa azurea)

Anthyllis vulneraria

 

Anthyllis vulneraria

Arenaria cretica

 

Arenaria cretica

Arisarum vulgare

 

Arisarum vulgare

Asphodeline Lutea

 

Asphodeline lutea

Asphodelus Ramosus - White Asphodel

 

Asphodelus ramosus - White Asphodels

Astragalus angustifolius

 

Astragalus angustifolius

Berberis cretica

 

Berberis cretica

Calicotome villosa or Spiny broom

 

Calicotome villosa or Spiny broom

Centaurea pumilio

 

Centaurea pumilio

Ceterach officinarum

 

Ceterach officinarum - Rusty Back

Chrysanthemum coronarium - Crown daisies

 

Chrysanthemum coronarium - Crown daisies

Cicer incisum

 

Cicer incisum

Cistus creticus - Pink rockrose

 

Cistus creticus - Pink rockrose

Cistus parviflorus

 

Cistus parviflorus

Cistus salvifolius

 

Cistus salvifolius

Colchicum macrophyllum

 

Colchicum macrophyllum

Cyclamen graecum

 

Cyclamen graecum

Cytinus hypocistus ssp. clusii or Cytinus ruber

 

Cytinus hypocistus ssp. clusii or Cytinus ruber

Citrus sinensis - Orange blossoms

 

Citrus sinensis - Orange

Crithmum maritimum

 

Crithmum maritimum

Daphne sericea

 

Daphne sericea

Delphinium staphisagria

 

Delphinium staphisagria - Lice bane

Dragon arum (Dracunculus vulgaris)

 

Dracunculus vulgaris - Dragon arum

Echium italicum subsp. biebersteinii

 

Echium italicum subsp. biebersteinii

Echium plantagineum

 

Echium plantagineum

Erica manipuliflora

 

Erica manipuliflora

Euphorbia acanthothamnos

 

Euphorbia acanthothamnos

Euphorbia Characias

 

Euphorbia characias

dendroides

 

Euphorbia dendroides

Ferula communis - Giant fennel

 

Ferula communis  - Giant fennel

Glaucium flavum - Yellow horned poppy

 

Glaucium flavum - Yellow horned poppy

Helichrysum conglobatum

 

Helichrysum conglobatum

Hypericum empetrifolium

 

Hypericum empetrifolium

Iberis sempervirens

 

Iberis sempervirens

Wild lavender - Lavendula stoechas

 

Lavendula stoechas - Wild lavender

Limonium graecum

 

Limonium graecum

Lupinus pilosus - Blue lupin

 

Lupinus pilosus - Blue lupin

Mandragora officinarum

 

Mandragora officinarum

Muscari comosum

 

Muscari comosum - Tassel hyacynth

Oxalis  pes-caprae - Bermuda buttercup

 

Oxalis pes-caprae - Bermuda buttercup

Pancratium maritimum - Sea daffodil

 

Pancratium maritimum - Sea daffodil

Poppies

 

Papaver rhoeas - Common poppy

Jerusalem sage - Phlomis fruticosa and phlomis cretica

 

Phlomis fruticosa or Jerusalem sage

Prunus prostrata

 

Prunus prostrata

Ranunculus asiaticus

 

Ranunculus asiaticus

Ruta chalepensis

 

Ruta chalepensis

Satureja spinosa

 

Satureja spinosa

Scolymus hispanicus

 

Scolymus hispanicus

Sedum magellense

 

Sedum magellense

Silene colorata

 

Silene colorata

Silene colorata

 

Silene succulenta

Teucrium brevifolium

 

Teucrium brevifolium

Thymus capitatus - Thyme

 

Thymus capitatus (or Coridothymus capitatus) - Thyme

Tragopogon sinuatus

 

Tragopogon sinuatus

Tulipa saxatilis (Tulipa bakeri)

 

Tulipa saxatilis (Tulipa bakeri)

Umbilicus horizontalis or Navelwort

 

Umbilicus horizontalis

Urginea maritima - Sea squill

 

Urginea maritima - Sea squill

Verbascum macrurum

 

Verbascum macrurum

Verbascum sinuatum

 

Verbascum sinuatum

Vicia tenuifolia subsp. dalmatica

 

Vicia tenuifolia subsp. dalmatica

Viola scorpiuroides

 

Viola scorpiuroides

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