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Phlomis purpurea - Purple Phlomis

Phylum: Magnoliophyta - Class: Equisetopsida - Order: Lamiales - Family: Lamiaceae

Phlomis purpurea

This robust-looking shrub can be seen throughout southern Portugal and central and southern Spain. It is an evergreen that flowers from April to June and can be found in dry and stony habitats, on roadsides and in field margins.

Phlomis purpurea, southern Portugal

The pictures shown here were taken in April in the Algarve region of southern Portugal .


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