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Blitum virgatum L. / Syn. Chenopodium foliosum Asch., is an erect annual herb growing to a maximum height just over half a meter. Life Form: Th Flowering in:Vern:Phytochoria: ES+MED+IT The native range of this species is Central & S. Europe to Nepal,. Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jafarah Plain Al-Jabal Al-Akhader area
Reported from Tripoliby Durand & Barratte Wadi Al-Agar 1999 Gebel Akhder 2007 Wadi El-Kouf 2014
Zliten-Misurata Plain Marmarica Plateau
Misurata 2006 Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2004
Jabal Nafusa Gebel Uweinat
Jado, Taramisa, Seffeat, (13 km) before yefren 1974 Gebel Uweinat 1968


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1978) Flora of Libya, Chenopodiaceae Vol. (58) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest:  
Saaed, M.W.B., EL-Barasi, Y.M. & Rahil, R.O. (2021) An updated checklist and quantitative analysis of the Marmarica Plateau flora, in the north-eastern part of Libya.  Phytotaxa 509 (1): 001–055.,, An updated Marmarica Plateau flora 2021
 El-Mokasabi, F M. (2014  Floristic Composition and Traditional Uses of Plant Species at Wadi Al-kuf, Al-Jabal Al-Akhder, Libya. American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 14 (8): 685-697, 2014, ISSN 1818-769,IDOSIPublications,2014DOI:10.5829/idosi.aejaes.2014.14.08.12375. Plant Species at Wadi Alkuf 2014
El-Barasi, Y.M. &  Mohammad, J.F.( 2007)  Comparative Study of the Seed Bank of Arable Land and Natural Vegetation in El-Jabal El-Akhdar Plateau and Coastal Zone.  Garyounis University Press, Journal of Science and Its Applications, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp 1-14, September 2007

Seed Bank in El-Jabal El-Akhdar 2007
Al-Dana, S. M. M. (2006) Taxonomic study of wild flower plants in some areas of Misrata. Master Thesis, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Misurata University (7 October previously) Misurata, Libya. (In Arabic)
Al-Hamadi R.I.(1999) Floristic and ecological study of wadi Al-Agar, Master Thesis, Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Botany Department-Faculty of Science-Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya. (In Arabic)