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Egyptian Grasshopper

Winged or Asparagus Pea

Annual Vetchling


White or Branched Asphodel

Hairy Catchfly

Mallow Bindweed

Glandular Speedwell

French or Spanish Lavender

Southern Chickweed

Nodding Stock

Cretan Catchfly

Mediterranean Lineseed

Creeping Loosestrife

Common Mallow

Jerusalem Sage

Pyramidal Orchid

Cretan or Hoary Rockrose

Mediterranean Lords-and-Ladies

Curry Plant

Wild Cumin

Hairy Garlic

Purple Salsify

Narbonne Star-of-Bethlehem

Arabian Star Flower

Nettle Ensign Scale

Sticky Snakeroot or Mexican Devil

Field Gladiolus or Sword Lily

Rock Lettuce

Eastern Ploughshare

Eastern Tongue Orchid

White Henbane

Golden Henbane

Cretan Solenopsis

Mediterranean Hartwort

White or Kandia’s Orchid

Musky Stork’s-bill


Crete – Chania

Crete – Agioi Apostoloi

Crete – Laki

Crete – Fournes

Mediterraneum Clubmoss

Crete – Youth

Crete – Age

Firestick Plant or Milk Bush

Rock Samphire

Red or Purple Broomrape

Algerian Tea

Yellow or Sea Centaury

Common Rockrose

Spotted Rockrose

Rocket or Roquette

Shrubby Cudweed

Spring Heath

Sage-leaved Cistus

Field Madder

Jersey Toadflax

Kermes Oak


Horizontal Navelwort

Shrubby St. John’s-wort

Greek Lloydia

Mediterranean Spurge

Peruvian Apple Cactus

Thorn Apple or Devil’s Trumpet

Bladder Campion

White Ramping Fumitory

Cretan Pellitory-of-the-wall

Hare’s-foot Clover

Scarlet Pimpernel

Winter Vetch

Common Cudweed

Weasel’s Snout

Grape Vine


Squirting or Exploding Cucumber

Starry Clover



Date Palm



Bristly Crosswort

Carob Tree

Tree Spurge

Lesser Centaury

Purple Viper’s-bugloss or Paterson’s Curse

Tassel Hyacinth

Common Fig

Spanish Flag

Hotentot Fig

Narrowleaf Crimson Clover

Corn or Flanders Poppy

Horned or Red Dock

Hispid Viper’s-bugloss

Spiny Starwort

Eyed Skink or Gongilo

Chrysanthemum Greens

Coastal Medick

Blue Pimpernel

Easter Lily or Lily of the Nile

Pink Pirouette

Century Plant

Hop Trefoil

Annual White Clover

Spiney-fruited Buttercup

Spanish Hedge-nettle

Three-horned Stock

Greek Sage

Ploughshare Tongue Orchid

Mediterranean Figwort

Puglian Figwort

Blue Hound’s Tongue

Purple Milk Thistle

Pale or Italian Bugloss

Persian Clover

Shaggy Sparrow-wort

Cockshead Sainfoin


Hare’s-tail Grass

Cretan Whole-leaved Scabius

Thorny Burnet

Cretan Bee Orchid

Sawfly Orchid

Marengo Orchid

Rayless Chamomile

Hairy Bird’s-foot Trefoil

Bermuda Buttercup

Double Bermuda Buttercup

Hairy Yellow Vetch

Wavyleaf Sea-lavender

Sweet Orange

Yellow Horned Poppy

Bladder Vetch

Hemp Broomrape

Lesser Buckler Mustard

Bumblebee Orchid

Dutchman’s Pipe

Small-flowered Catchfly (pink variety)

Small-flowered Catchfly

Yellow Bee Orchid

Cretan Stonecrop

Roman Pimpernel