Hyoseris scabra   Annual Hyoseris

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This is one of the many members of the Asteraceae family which grow in waste or stony ground usually in the south Mediterranean. The peduncle (flower stalk) is swollen above the middle and will often lie prostrate rather than erect.

Hyoseris scabra is found on the southern coast of Spain, France, in Italy, the Aegean and Mediterranean islands, north Africa and Israel.

Roadside verge Cabo de Gata, Near Almeria, Spain 20th March 2007

Added on April 13th 2009, updated 7th April 2010, updated 1st February 2021

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