Flowers of the White Mountains

The flowers of the Cretan high mountains are mainly endemic species and very specialized plants. Below is a small sample of what you can find when you go up there.

 

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Anchusa cespitosa
Crocus sieberii
Scilla nana
Lomelosisa sphaciotica
Iberis sempervirens
Galium incurvum
Euphorbia acanthothamnos
Crepis sibthorpiana
Clematis elisabethae-carolae
Centranthus sieberi
Campanula jacquinii
Campanula aizoides
Bupleurum kakiskalae
Berberis cretica
Astragalus angustifolius
Arenaria cretica
Anthyllis vulneraria
Aethionema saxatile creticum
Anthemis samariensis
Silene variegata
Sideritis syriaca - Cretan mountain tea
Sedum tristriatum
Satureja alpina or Acinos alpinus
Satureja spinosa
Onobrychis sphaciotica
Prunus prostrata
Pimpinella tragium subsp. depressa
Viola fragrans
Nepeta sphaciotica
Myosotis solange
Paeonia clusii

 

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