Cicer incisum

 

 

 

Cicer incisum - Click to enlarge

Cicer incisum

Cicer incisum - Click to enlarge

Cicer incisum

Cicer incisum - Click to enlarge

Cicer incisum

Cicer incisum - Click to enlarge

Cicer incisum

Cicer incisum - Click to enlarge

Cicer incisum

Cicer incisum - Click to enlarge

Cicer incisum - Detail of the leaves

Cicer incisum is a tiny flower from the chickpea family that grows in screes at altitudes above 1800m. Like most high altitude plants in Crete the leaves are very hairy in order to collect and retain moisture (see detail of bottom photo). It flowers from June until September.

Cicer incisum can be found in Greece,Turkey, Iran, Georgia, Aremenia and Lebanon.

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