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On a wet day in this normally sunny part of Italy we spied a purple flowered plant part way down a cliff. Our intrepid group leader scrambled down and identified it as Matthiola incana ssp incana which is consistent with the photographs.

Cliffs near Peschici, Gargano, Italy 2009

Added on 19th December 2010, updated 1st March 2012

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