Flowering

  • Jan1
  • Feb2
  • Mar3
  • Apr4
  • May5
  • Jun6
  • Jul7
  • Aug8
  • Sep9
  • Oct10
  • Nov11
  • Dec12
Not in Bloom

Distribution

חדעד הלבנון - מפת תפוצה

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Description & Remarks

A typical plant of wind swept slopes of the peaks of Mt Hermon and Lebanon mountains. Resistant to strong winds, drought, snow cover for long times and goat grazing. The whole Genus includes species that are important and often dominant in the tragacanth vegetation of the Levant (Middle East) mountains.

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Additional Names

English:
Prickly Thrift (A.echinus)
Hebrew with Vowels:
חַדְעַד הַלְּבָנוֹן
French:
acantholimon du Liban
English:
Lebanon prickly-thrift

תכונות וזיהוי

  • צבע העלים ירוק-מכחיל, רוחבם 2-1.5 מ

    צבע העלים ירוק-מכחיל, רוחבם 2-1.5 מ"מ. צבע הפרחים ורוד בהיר.

Life form (Raunkiaer):
chamaephyte
Spinescence:
leaves
Succulence:
non-succulent
Summer Shedding:
perennating
Petal or tepal color:
pink
Sexuality and Reproductive Morphology:
Flowers hermaphrodite only
Sporangia or Seed Homogeneity:
Homogeneous seeds-fruits
Flowering Time:
July
Leaf arrangement:
alternate (one leaf per node)
Leaf Type:
entire
Leaf or leaflet margin:
smooth
Stipule:
absent
Habitat:
Tragacanth shrub vegetation (Oro-Mediterranean)
Chorotype:
Oro Mediterranean
Drought Resistence:
Salt Resistance:
glycophyte
Synanthrop:
obligate natural

Taxonomy

Superdivision:
Spermatophyta
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Dicotyledoneae
Family:
Plumbaginaceae
Genus:
Acantholimon