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Centaurea furfuracea Coss. & Durieu , Life Form: Th, Flowering in: Mar-Apr,   Vern: —–, Phytochoria: SA, The native range of this species is N. Africa.,  Notes: Wild in Libya, in the pre-desert area.

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Distribution in Libya
Zliten-Misurata Plain Sirte Plains Jabal Nafusa
Misurata 2006 Wadi Kaam (Estuary) 2022 Reported from Sirte arae by Pampanini (15 km) before Ras Lanuf, (3 km) from Ajdabia to Ojalah 1978 Wadi Kaam (Dam & lake) 2022
Al-Qibla area  
Wadi Nesma region 2009 Wadis South of Mizda 2013


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1983) Flora of Libya, Asteraceae Vol. (107) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Almushghub, F., Ahmed, D., Sharaf El-Din, A., Shaltout, k. (2022) Vegetation analysis of Wadi Kaam at northwest Libya. Journal of Basic and Environmental Sciences, 9 (2022) 20-37. ,, Wadi Kaam 2022
Mohamed, F.J. (2013) A Taxonomic Study of Wadis Flora South of Mizda at the intersections with Mizda-Sebha Highway. Master Thesis. Department of Botany-Faculty of Science-Sebha University. Libya. (In Arabic)  
Bahri, N.M. (2009) Study of the vegetation covers of Wadi Nesma region, northwest of Libya. Master Thesis, Department of Botany, College of Science, Sebha University, Libya. (In Arabic)  
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)