Euphorbia acanthothamnos - Greek spiny spurge

 

 

 

Euphorbia acanthothamnos  - click to enlarge

Euphorbia acanthothamnos

Euphorbia acanthothamnos  - click to enlarge

Euphorbia acanthothamnos (with Hypericum)

Euphorbia acanthothamnos  - click to enlarge

Euphorbia acanthothamnos

Euphorbia acanthothamnos  - click to enlarge

Euphorbia acanthothamnos

Euphorbia acanthothamnos  - click to enlarge

Euphorbia acanthothamnos - Detail

Euphorbia acanthothamnos  - click to enlarge

Euphorbia acanthothamnos - Detail

Euphorbia acanthothamnos is a Greek and Aegean endemic plant growing from sea level to over 2000m. A spiny cushion-like shrub which flowers from March to June. It grows mainly in limestone areas. Its name means "thorny bush" in Greek which is a very accurate description.

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