Genista acanthoclada   No English name

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This is a shrub originally from the east Mediterranean and one that can tolerate dry conditions (a xerophyte). It is often found in communities close to the sea in a habitat called phrygana or spiny garrigue which discourages browsing animals.

Near Marathi, Crete 10th April 2007

Added on 22nd January 2009, updated 2nd April 2010

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