Galactites tomentosa   Boar Thistle

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This is a very common roadside plant throughout the Mediterranean. It can be white or purple or very pale purple but the leaves have the distinct white vein down the centre.

Outside cortijo Valverde, Andalucia, Spain 30th March 2008

Added on 6th August 2006, updated 18th January 2009, updated 31st March 2010, updated 5th Feb 2015

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