Staehelina petiolata

 

 

 

Staehelina petiolata - Click to enlarge

Staehelina petiolata

Staehelina petiolata - Click to enlarge

Staehelina petiolata

Staehelina petiolata - Click to enlarge

Staehelina petiolata

Staehelina petiolata - Click to enlarge

Staehelina petiolata (with Odontites linkii subsp. creticus)

Staehelina petiolata (also known as Staehelina arborea or Staehelina arborescens) is a Cretan endemic usually found on cliffs and steep slopes. This compact shrub can be up to 2m across and grows from 100m to 1450m, flowering from June to August. The florets are cylindrical and pale pink.

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